Atalantia racemosa Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : RUTACEAE
    (RUE or CITRUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rutaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Atalantia racemosa Wight ex Hook.
  • Vernacular name : Hucchu nimbe (Kannada); Kattu-narangam, Perungurundu (Tamil); Kadanimma (Telugu); Run limbu, Makad limbu (Marathi); Kattunaragam, Cherukoortham (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen, semi-evergreen and dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare in semi-evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : October-May
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district (Kadapa district), Talakona RF (Chittoor district)
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Chikkamagaluru district, Kolar district, Mandya district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Kolhapur district, Nashik district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Ramanathapuram district, Tiruchirapalli district, Dharmapuri district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka Vol. 1; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore district; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharastra vol 1. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • 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=Atalantia racemosa. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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