Miliusa leschenaultii A.DC.

 
  • Family : ANNONACEAE
    (CUSTARD-APPLE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Annonaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Miliusa montana Gardner ex Hook.f. & Thomson; Miliusa indica Lesch. ex A.DC.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Miliusa indica Lesch. ex A.DC.
  • Vernacular name : Duduga (Telugu)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests.
  • Comments / notes : Rare in dry, moist deciduous and evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : April-September
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh & Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 31/10/2015
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0379
  • Collection Locality : Swamymalai Hills, Vellore district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Seshachalam Hills (Kadapa district), Kurnool district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Elagiri Hills (Vellore district), Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; Franklin Benjamin & G.V.S.Murthy, 2013. Flora of Sri Venkateswara National Park, Andhra Pradesh, BSI; J.B. Mols & P.J.A. Kessler 2003. The genus Miliusa (Annonaceae) in the Austro-Malesian Area. Blumea 48: 421-462; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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=Miliusa leschenaultii. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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