Schrebera swietenioides Roxb.

 
  • Family : OLEACEAE
    (OLIVE or JASMINE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Oleaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Schrebera swietenioides Roxb.
  • Common name : Weaver's Beam Tree
  • Vernacular name : Moka, Banpalsh, Goki, Gae-ka-lundi (Hindi); Bula, Gante, Nagganti, Mogalinga mara (Kannada); Pasarai, Magalingam (Tamil); Bulla Kaya, Mokkem, Makkeram, Ishuga Rashi, Magalingam, Mokkalapa (Telugu); Eksira, Aksia, Mukha, Mokha, Jhontia, Jantia, Ghonti, Nemibura, Nemibure (Oria); Mushkakah (Sanskrit); Mokha (Marathi); Malamblasu, Mushkakavriksham, Maggamaram, Manimaram (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous and dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Common in hills of dry deciduous to mixed forests
  • Flower, Fruit : April-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Vishakapatnam district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district, Anantapur district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Dindigul district
  • Native : Indo-Himalaya
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, Himalayas
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; 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; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Schrebera swietenioides. Downloaded on 19 November 2019.

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