Cananga odorata (Lam.) Hook.f. & Thomson

 
  • Family : ANNONACEAE
    (CUSTARD-APPLE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Annonaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cananga odorata (Lam.) Hook.f. & Thomson
  • Common name : Scented Ylang-Ylang, Langilangi, Maramar, Perfume Tree
  • Vernacular name : Kattuchempakam, Kanangamaram, Langilangi, Madana, Pachachempakam (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Cultivated
  • Comments / notes : Planted often in gardens. The flowers are highly fragrant and used in perfumery industries.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Ratnagiri district, Cultivated
    • Tamil Nadu : Planted
  • Native : Tropics and Sub-tropics
  • World Distribution : Eastern Tropics from India to N.Queensland & Philippines; Throughout Malesia
  • 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; 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; 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=Cananga odorata. Downloaded on 18 September 2019.

Botanical Description

Field Image(s)

Comments

All fields are required






 
Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Peninsular India by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ernet.in.