Sapindus trifoliatus L.

 
  • Family : SAPINDACEAE
    (SOAPBERRY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Sapindaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Sapindus trifoliatus L.
  • Common name : Soapnut Tree
  • Vernacular name : Kunkudu, Homli (Kannada); Rentha, Maktamanji, Rettia (Oria); Kunkudu, Ritachettu (Telugu); Aritha, Chavakai, Pasaka, Pasakotta, Ponnankotta, Soapinkaimaram, Urulungi, Urunjikai, Uruvangi, Uravanjikkaya (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Semievergreen and moist deciduous forests, also in the plains
  • Flower, Fruit : October-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Kolhapur district, Mumbai Suburban district, Mumbai-City district, Sindhudurg district, Pune district, Osmanabad district
  • World Distribution : South Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; Naidu, M.T. & O.A. Kumar 2015. Tree species diversity in the Eastern Ghats of Northern Andhra Pradesh, India. JoTT 7 (8): 7443-7459; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.; M.R. Almeida (1996). Flora of Maharashtra vol..
  • 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=Sapindus trifoliatus. Downloaded on 17 November 2019.

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