Radermachera xylocarpa (Roxb.) K.Schum.

 
  • Family : BIGNONIACEAE
    (Bignonia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NEELI GULMOHUR FAMILY (नीली गुलमोहर फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Bignoniaceae
  • Basionym : Bignonia xylocarpa Roxb.
  • Synonym(s) : Stereospermum xylocarpum (Roxb.) Benth.; Spathodea xylocarpa (Roxb.) T.Anderson ex Brand; Tecoma xylocarpa (Roxb.) G.Don
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Radermachera xylocarpa (Roxb.) Roxb. ex K.Schum.
  • Common name : Padri Tree
  • Vernacular name :
    • Konana kombu (Kannada)
    • Vedhamkurunai (Tamil)
    • Naga-dudilam, Naguru, Pullakaya Chettu, Pundlakaya Chettu (Telugu)
    • Mahagurud, Khonda-partoli (Oria)
    • Shweta Patala (Sanskrit)
    • Edankorna, Kattumuringa, Pannimuringa, Pambukaimaram, Vedivembu, Vedangkonnia, Vedinkorana (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in hill slopes of dry deciduous, Tropical moist deciduous forests up to 750m.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-April; Fruits Aprilil onwards
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha
  • Collection Date : 21/02/1970
  • Collection Nos : 16324
  • Collection Locality : Konanur- Arkalgud road, Hassan district
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Vishakapatnam district, Chittoor district
    • Telangana : Khammam district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Bengaluru district, Hassan district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Thane district
    • Odisha : Bargarh district, Bolangir district, Kalhandi district, Angul district, Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
  • Native : India
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • Endemism : Central and Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
    • R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District
    • N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka
    • Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India
    • Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Radermachera xylocarpa. Downloaded on 25 May 2024.

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