Madhuca neriifolia (Moon) H.J.Lam

 
  • Family : SAPOTACEAE
    (SAPODILLA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Sapotaceae
  • Basionym : Bassia neriifolia Moon
  • Synonym(s) : Bassia malabarica Bedd.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Madhuca neriifolia (Moon) H.J.Lam
  • Vernacular name : Naanilu mara (Kannada)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Banks of rivers in evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Frequently along the banks of rivers and streams
  • Key identification features : Tree with exfoliating bark.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-March
  • Collection Nos : KFP 10609, KFP 6919, CS 115603, KFP 7059
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Flora of Karnataka; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnatka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Madhuca neriifolia. Downloaded on 17 September 2019.

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