Desmos chinensis Lour.

 
  • Family : ANNONACEAE
    (CUSTARD-APPLE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Annonaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Desmos chinensis Lour.
  • Vernacular name : Aitaala (Kannada)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Often staggling shrubs in damp forests of northern Eastern Ghats.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-January
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district
    • Odisha : Khurda district, Bargarh district, Bolangir district, Ganjam district
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, China, Malay Archipelago
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa 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=Desmos chinensis. Downloaded on 25 June 2019.

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