Caesalpinia coriaria (Jacq.) Willd.

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : IMLI FAMILY (ईमली फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Basionym : Poinciana coriaria Jacq.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Caesalpinia coriaria (Jacq.) Willd.
  • Common name : Divi divi, American Sumach
  • Vernacular name :
    • Seeme alde mara (Kannada)
    • Konapuli, Inkimaram, Dividivi, Tividur (Tamil)
    • Divi-divi (Telugu)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Planted
  • Comments / notes : Introduced. Pods used as a tanning material
  • Flower, Fruit : May-November
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Ballari district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Davanagare district, Dharwad district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district, Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Gajapati district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district
  • Native : West Indies
  • World Distribution : Tropical America and introduced into tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka
    • Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Caesalpinia coriaria. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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