Morinda citrifolia L.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Morinda citrifolia L.
  • Common name : Noni Tree, Great Morinda, Indian Mulberry
  • Vernacular name : Ach, Al, Ak, Surangi, Bartundi (Hindi); Sapanga (Kannada); Maddi, Togaru, Togoda (Telugu); Atsu, Achu, Pindra (Oria); Noni (Sanskrit); Aal (Marathi); Cherumanjanathi, Kattapitalavam, Manjanathi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Waste lands, deciduos and mangrove forests
  • Comments / notes : Frequent
  • Flower, Fruit : January-October
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 25/10/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0117
  • Collection Locality : Talakona forest, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Nellore district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Thrissur district, Ernakulam district, Kottayam district, Alappuzha district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Koraput district, Ganjam district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Malay Archipelago, Australia, Pacific Islands
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India; 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=Morinda citrifolia. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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