Ziziphus nummularia (Burm.f.) Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : RHAMNACEAE
    (BUCKTHORN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rhamnaceae
  • Basionym : Rhamnus nummularia Burm.f.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ziziphus nummularia (Burm. f.) Wight & Arn.
  • Common name : Wild Jujube
  • Vernacular name : Jharberi (Hindi); Neelaregu (Telugu); Janguli koli, Boyer (Oria)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests and scrub jungles
  • Key identification features : Straggling shrub with geniculate branches near the base
  • Flower, Fruit : August-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Nellore district, Vinu konda (Guntur district)
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Angul district, Gajapati district, Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district, Coimbatore district, Dharmapuri district, Kanyakumari district, Pudukkottai district, Ramanathapuram district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, Central Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais 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.; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.; M.R. Almeida (1996). Flora of Maharashtra vol..
  • 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 nummularia. Downloaded on 14 December 2019.

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