Zanthoxylum ovalifolium Wight

 
  • Family : RUTACEAE
    (RUE or CITRUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rutaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Zanthoxylum ovalifolium Wight
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests and deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Common
  • Key identification features : Scandent shrub or small tree at alt 1020 m. Armed shrubs with cream – pink colored flowers in clusters.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-August
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J. Saldanha; C.J. Saldanha and P. Prakash
  • Collection Date : 28/06/1980; 12/11/1978
  • Collection Nos : KFP 11662; KFP 4074
  • Collection Locality : Chikkamagalur Dist.; South Kanara dist
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Chikkamagaluru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, Java, Papua & New Guinea
  • 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; 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=Zanthoxylum ovalifolium. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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