Polyalthia coffeoides (Thwaites) Benth. & Hooker

 
  • Family : ANNONACEAE
    (CUSTARD-APPLE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Annonaceae
  • Basionym : Guatteria coffeoides Thwaites ex Hook.f. & Thomson
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Vernacular name : Nedunar, Villa (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Evergeen and semi-evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Bark and blaze aromatic.
  • Flower, Fruit : May-August
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, Vizianagaram district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Krishna district, Guntur district, Prakasam district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, Kadapa district, Anantapur district, Chittoor district
    • Telangana : Khammam district, Nalgonda district, Mehboobnagar district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district, Alagar Hills (Madurai district)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Flora of Karnataka, Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; 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=Polyalthia coffeoides. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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