Moringa concanensis Nimmo ex Dalzell & A.Gibson

  • Family : MORINGACEAE
    (Moringa Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SONJNA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MORINGACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Moringa concanensis Nimmo
  • Vernacular name : Konda munaga (Telugu); Kattu moringa (Tamil); Kattumuringa (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills above 1000m in full sun.
  • Key identification features : Bark thick and corky
  • Flower, Fruit : February-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Vishakapatnam district, Guntur district, Srikakulam district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Krishna district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dharmapuri district, The Nilgiri district, Salem district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : West Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. concanensis. Downloaded on 30 October 2020.

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