Barringtonia asiatica (L.) Kurz

 
  • Family : LECYTHIDACEAE
    (Lecythis Or Brasil Nut Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KUMBHI FAMILY (कुंभी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lecythidaceae
  • Basionym : Mammea asiatica L.
  • Synonym(s) : Agasta asiatica (L.) Miers; Agasta indica Miers; Agasta splendida Miers; Barringtonia butonica Rumph. ex J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.; Barringtonia levequii Jard.; Barringtonia littorea Oken; Barringtonia senequei Jard.; Barringtonia speciosa J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.; Butonica speciosa (J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.) Lam.; Huttum speciosum (J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.) Britten; Michelia asiatica (L.) Kuntze; Mitraria commersonia J.F.Gmel.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Barringtonia asiatica (L.) Kurz
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Littoral and swamp forests
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Karnataka
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : Andaman and Nicobar Island
  • Native : Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Australia, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Islands, Chagos Archipelago, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Comoros, Cook Islands, Fiji, Gilbert Islands, India, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Islands, Line Islands, Madagascar, Malay
  • World Distribution : Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Australia, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Islands, Chagos Archipelago, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Comoros, Cook Islands, Fiji, Gilbert Islands, India, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Islands, Line Islands, Madagascar, Malaya, Maldives, Maluku, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Niue, Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Réunion, Samoa, Santa Cruz Islands, Seychelles, Society Islands, Solomon Islands, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Tuamotu, Tubuai Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Islands
  • Literature :
    • N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India
    • K. Sankara Rao 2009. Flowering Plants of IISc, A Field Guide.
    • Parkinson, C.E. 1923. A Forest Flora of the Andaman Islands, Govt. of India, Shimla
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  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Barringtonia asiatica. Downloaded on 24 June 2024.

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