Murraya paniculata (L.) W.Jack

 
  • Family : RUTACEAE
    (Rue Or Citrus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NIMBU FAMILY (नींबू फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : RUTACEAE
  • Basionym : Chalcas paniculata L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Murraya paniculata (L.) Jack
  • Common name : Wild Curry Leaf Tree, Orange Jasmine, Honey bush, Lakeview Jasmine, Kamini
  • Vernacular name : Kamini, Marchula (Hindi); Kadu kari bevu (Kannada); Kattukarivepilai (Tamil); Nago golunga, Adavi karepaaku, Nara gongi, Puvvu velaga (Telugu); Banmallika, Biri jugi, Harkinkali, Had kinkali (Oria); Kattumulla, Kottunarakam, Maramulla, Naaragamulla, Palakanni, Paanamar, Vellakkal-thirukan (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests, also grown in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in shade, especially in ravines.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-January
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh & Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 31/10/2015
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0366
  • Collection Locality : Way to Yelagiri Hills, Vellore district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • Native : Indian subcontinent
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, China, Malesia to Australia
  • 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; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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=Murraya paniculata. Downloaded on 2 June 2020.

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