Ziziphus glabrata Heyne ex Roth

 
  • Family : RHAMNACEAE
    (BUCKTHORN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rhamnaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Ziziphus trinervia Roxb. non Roth.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Karukaavu, Karakattan, Karukaya (Tamil); Karakodamaram (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on foothills to 1400m. Also along stream banks.
  • Key identification features : Small unarmed tree; densely foliacious
  • Flower, Fruit : March-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Guntur district, Kurnool district, Srikakulam district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Aurangabad district, Mumbai Suburban district, Satara district, Thane district
    • Odisha : Khurda district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district, Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, RMP, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, Bhutan, Bangladesh
  • 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; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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.; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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=Ziziphus glabrata. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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