Uvaria narum (Dunal) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : ANNONACEAE
    (CUSTARD-APPLE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Annonaceae
  • Basionym : Unona narum Dunal
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Uvaria narum Wall.
  • Vernacular name : Kariballi, Unamani gida (Kannada); Pulikkan, Manikolinjan (Tamil); Neelvalli (Sanskrit); Korandapazham, Kooril, Koorilvalli, Narumpanal (Malayalam); Saplivel (Marathi)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous to semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Frequent along rivers and streams, also found in lower hills
  • Flower, Fruit : May-October
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R, A.N.Sringeswara & Imran Baig
  • Collection Date : 08/04/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-35
  • Collection Locality : Amirthi R.F., Vellore district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, Dharmapuri district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Karur district, Krishnagiri district, Madurai district, Namakkal district, Pudukkottai district, Sivaganga district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tiruvannamalai district, Villipuram district, Vellore district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Saldanha 1996. Flora of Karnatak; Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; Matthew, K.M., 1983. The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1); Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Hassan; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District
  • 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=Uvaria narum. Downloaded on 14 October 2019.

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