Chionanthus ramiflorus Roxb.

 
  • Family : OLEACEAE
    (Olive Or Jasmine Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MOGRA FAMILY (मोगरा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : OLEACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Chionanthus macrophyllus (Wall. & G.Don) Blume; Linociera macrophylla Wall. ex G. Don; Linociera intermedia Wight; Chionanthus intermedius Bedd.; Linociera ramiflora (Roxb.) Wall. ex G.Don
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Chionanthus ramiflorus Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Satapala, Cedaneredu, Verri pogada, Kurma Gochh, Kurwa (Telugu); Masur danta, Suliuli kuda (Oria); Musiladi, perumsithudakkai (Tamil); Kaattuchakkalathi, Vellaedali (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous, evergreen and shola forests
  • Comments / notes : Frequent near streams, On hills above 800m and around shola borders.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy, Navendu Page & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 23/03/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0622; HFP 159, KFP 6637
  • Collection Locality : Yercaud-Salem Ghat road, Salem district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Chittoor district, Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district, Vizianagaram district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Mayurbhanj district, Dhenkanal district, Rayagada district, Koraput district, Sambalpur district, Sundergarh district, Kalhandi district, Keonjhar district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district, Namakkal district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, S.China, Taiwan, Malesia, Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Chionanthus ramiflorus. Downloaded on 1 December 2020.

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