Atalantia monophylla DC.

 
  • Family : RUTACEAE
    (Rue Or Citrus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NIMBU FAMILY (नींबू फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : RUTACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Atalantia monophylla DC.
  • Common name : Wild Lime
  • Vernacular name : Kadu nimbe (Kannada); Kattunaarangam, Kattuelumitcahi (Tamil); Karu nimma, Erra munukudu, Adavi nimma (Telugu); Narguni, Narangi, Narunga (Oria); Atavi jambeera (Sanskrit); Katunarenga (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 500m.
  • Key identification features : Thorny small tree
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy; Arun Sing, Karuppusamy & Thilakar
  • Collection Date : 12-11-2010; 16-06-2014
  • Collection Nos : FAP 39561; HJCB-E-07
  • Collection Locality : Kalasamudram RF, Anantapur district (ATP); Azhagar Hills, Madurai districts (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Prakasam district, Kadapa district, Kurnool district, Guntur district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Anantapur district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Ballari district, Davanagare district, Kolar district, Mandya district, Mysuru district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district
    • Maharashtra : Kolhapur district, Satara district, Konkan
    • Odisha : Khurda district, Puri district, Balasore district, Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • Native : Indian subcontinent
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka to Indo-China
  • 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; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; 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; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore district; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 -Flora of Coorg district; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere 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 monophylla. Downloaded on 2 July 2020.

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