Salvadora persica L.

 
  • Family : SALVADORACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Salvadoraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Salvadora persica L.
  • Common name : Saltbush, Tooth-brush Tree
  • Vernacular name : Jhak, Kharjal (Hindi); Krigoni mara, Govina mara, Kankhina (Kannada); Kunnimaram, Sithuva, Kodumaavali (Tamil); Chekkara chettu, Gonni, Ghunia, Varagogu (Telugu); Mirga, Pilu, Kotungo, Tobota (Oria)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Saline soils
  • Comments / notes : Occasional
  • Flower, Fruit : November-May
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Udupi district, Ballari district, Belagavi district, Dakshina Kannada district, Uttara Kannada district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district
  • World Distribution : Africa to Malaya
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Flora of Karnataka, vol. 2; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003. Flora of Udupi
  • 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=Salvadora persica. Downloaded on 20 November 2019.

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