Glycosmis pentaphylla (Retz.) DC.

 
  • Family : RUTACEAE
    (RUE or CITRUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rutaceae
  • Basionym : Limonia pentaphylla Retz.
  • Synonym(s) : Limonia arborea Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Glycosmis pentaphylla (Retz.) DC.
  • Vernacular name : Bannimbu (Hindi); Amam, Kula pannai (Tamil); Gonji chettu, Gonji, Golugu gongi padu, Gulunggosa, Golugu (Telugu); Chauli, Chavaldua, Dubuduba, Haumircho (Oria); Kuttippannel, Kurumpannal, Panal, Panchi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills up to 900m and on slopes.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy & Arun Singh; Raja K. Swamy, Arun Singh & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 12-09-2014; 24-02-2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0015; HJCB-0482
  • Collection Locality : Jamunamarthur to Amirthi road, Tiruvannamalai district (TN); Chandaka WLS, Khurda disrict (OD)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai Suburban district, Kolhapur district, Pune district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Khurda district, Gajapati district
    • Tamil Nadu : Almost all districts
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia, Malaysia, S. China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; 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.
  • 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=Glycosmis pentaphylla. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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