Vitex pinnata L.

 
  • Family : VERBENACEAE
    (Verbena Or Vervain Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SAGVAN FAMILY (सागवान फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Vitex pubescens Vahl; Vitex arborea Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Vitex pinnata L.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Mudia, Muria, Dhala singha (Oria)
    • Nemali adugu, Rachangi (Telugu)
    • Aattumayila, Kattumayila, Kattumayilellu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Banks of streams in Tropical moist deciduous forests, also in sacred groves in the plains
  • Flower, Fruit : August-May
  • Collector(s) Name : K.Sankara Rao, Arun Singh R & Raja K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 19/11/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-98
  • Collection Locality : Palamaner forest range, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Kurnool district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district
    • Kerala : Kottayam district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Puri district, Ganjam district, Cuttack district, Dhenkanal district
  • Native : Tropical Asia
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Indo-China, Malesia, Indonesia to Sunda Islands
  • 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. 3
    • R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • 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=Vitex pinnata. Downloaded on 24 June 2024.

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