Polyalthia korinti (Dunal) Thw.

 
  • Family : ANNONACEAE
    (Custard-Apple Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SITAPHAL FAMILY (सीताफल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : ANNONACEAE
  • Basionym : Guatteria korinti Dunal
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Karuvalli, Korandippanal (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Dry Evergreen forests, deciduous forests and scrub jungles, also coastal along river banks
  • Comments / notes : Occasional, up to 600m
  • Flower, Fruit : April-June
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R, Karuppusamy & Tilakar M
  • Collection Date : 16/06/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-12; HJCB-E-13
  • Collection Locality : Azhagar Hills, Madurai district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kambakkam Hills, Seshachalam Hills (Chittoor district), Tirumala Hills (Chittoor district), Vishakapatnam (Vishakapatnam district)
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kozhikode district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Kendrapara district, Cuttack district
    • Tamil Nadu : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Coimbatore district, Tirunelveli district, The Nilgiri district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • 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; Sankar,R.V., R. Kottaimuthu & K. Ravikumar (2009). Additions to the flora of Sirumalai Hills, Eastern Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(7): 379-381.; 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 korinti. Downloaded on 1 April 2020.

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