Manilkara kauki (L.) Dubard

  • Family : SAPOTACEAE
    (Sapodilla Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : CHIKOO FAMILY (चीकू फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : SAPOTACEAE
  • Basionym : Mimusops kauki L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Manilkara kauki (L.) Dubard
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Occasionally grown in gardens
  • Key identification features : Leaves obovate- elliptic, obtuse to sub-acute at apex, cuneate at base, silky white beneath, petiolate. Flowers clustered near the ends of branches, brownish tomentose.
  • Native : Tropical Australia
  • Literature : Nayar, T. S., et al, 2006. Flowering plants of Kerala, A hand book; N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp: 296. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. kauki. Downloaded on 5 August 2021.

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