Ailanthus triphysa (Dennst.) Alston

 
  • Family : SIMAROUBACEAE
    (QUASSIA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Simaroubaceae
  • Basionym : Adenanthera triphysa Dennst.
  • Synonym(s) : Ailanthus malabarica DC.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ailanthus triphysa (Dennst.)Alston
  • Common name : White Palle, Maharukh
  • Vernacular name : Dhup (Hindi); Gugguldhupa (Kannada); Peu, Perumaram (Tamil); Gugguladhupa (Sanskrit); Matti, Mattipala, Pongallyam, Perumaram, Pongilium (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen, Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Planted in plains
  • Flower, Fruit : January-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Kolhapur district
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, China, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora or Udupi; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi.
  • 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=Ailanthus triphysa. Downloaded on 17 August 2019.

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