Olea paniculata R.Br.

 
  • Family : OLEACEAE
    (OLIVE or JASMINE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Oleaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Olea glandulifera Wall. ex G. Don
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Olea paniculata R.Br.
  • Vernacular name : Perumpungu, Pasumurugu (Tamil); Kunde, Naravellu, Kunthy, Kaliki chettu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous and shola forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare, along banks of rivers and shaded areas of moist deciduous forests, at 900 to 1500m
  • Key identification features : Glandular-domatias present along the midrib of the leaf.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-August
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy, Arun Singh, Navendu Page & K. Sankara Rao; Arun Singh R, Karuppusamy & Tilakar M
  • Collection Date : 24-03-2016; 17-06-2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0636; HJCB-E-25; KFP 1752, KFP 11046
  • Collection Locality : Kolli Hills Ghat road, Namakkal district (TN); Sirumalai Hills, Dindigal district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district, Vellore district, Dharmapuri district
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal, Java, New Guinea to New Caledonia, Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Sankar,R.V., R. Kottaimuthu & K. Ravikumar (2009). Additions to the flora of Sirumalai Hills, Eastern Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(7): 379-381; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore Flora; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
  • 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=Olea paniculata. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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