Artabotrys hexapetalus (L.f.) Bhandari

 
  • Family : ANNONACEAE
    (CUSTARD-APPLE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Annonaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Artabotrys hexapetalus (L.f.) Bhandari
  • Common name : Climbing Ylang-Ylang, Bhandari vine, Tail grape, Hari Champa
  • Vernacular name : Champa (Hindi); Manoranjini (Kannada); Manoranjitham, Champa (Tamil); Chini champa, Katha champa (Oria); Chini champa, Katha champa (Sanskrit); Manoranjini, Madana-kameswari, Madana-poo (Malayalam); Tigasampangi, Manorangitham, Phala sampangi (Telugu); Hera-champa (Marathi)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Comments / notes : Grown as garden plant, also naturalized. Flowers contain essential oil used in perfumery
  • Flower, Fruit : January-May
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Indo-Malaysia, Java, South China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; 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; 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.
  • 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=Artabotrys hexapetalus. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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