Clausena indica (Dalzell) Oliver

 
  • Family : RUTACEAE
    (Rue Or Citrus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NIMBU FAMILY (नींबू फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : RUTACEAE
  • Basionym : Piptostylis indica Dalz.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Clausena indica (Dalzell) Oliv.
  • Vernacular name : Kattumunthiri, Gorakotta (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen and Evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Small tree; inflorescence terminal
  • Flower, Fruit : January-June
  • Collection Nos : CJS 16424, CS 16526
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, HSM, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Kolhapur district, Sindhudurg district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, The Nilgiri district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; 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=Clausena indica. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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