Euodia lunu-akenda (Gaertn.) Merr.

 
  • Family : RUTACEAE
    (RUE or CITRUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rutaceae
  • Basionym : Fagara lunu-ankenda Gaertn.
  • Synonym(s) : Euodia roxburghiana (Cham.) Benth.; Melicope lunu-ankenda (Gaertn.) T.G. Hartley
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Melicope lunu-ankenda (Gaertn.) T.G. Hartley
  • Vernacular name : Kattu shenbagam (Tamil); Kambili, Kanala, Kaneli, Nasakam (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen, semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in hills at elevation 60-1610 m.
  • Flower, Fruit : May-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Davanagare district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Kolhapur district, Pune district, Raigad district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district, Namakkal district, Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka to Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharashtra vol 1; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan district; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Rao & Razi, 1981 -A Synoptic Flora of Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi district; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanage
  • 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=Euodia lunu-akenda. Downloaded on 14 December 2019.

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