Premna hamiltonii J.L Ellis

  • Family : VERBENACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Premna flavescens Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Premna lucidula Miq.
  • Vernacular name : Nelli, Naulia, Peddanaruva (Telugu)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare in moist deciduous forests of northern Eastern Ghats from 600-1300m alt.
  • Key identification features : Whitish flowers on spreading corymbs. Leaves gland dotted. Drupe globose
  • Flower, Fruit : June-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district, Chittoor district
    • Odisha : Sambalpur district, Angul district
  • Native : India, Bangladesh
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. hamiltonii. Downloaded on 22 September 2019.

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