Commiphora caudata var. caudata (Wight & Arn.) Engl.

 
  • Family : BURSERACEAE
    (Bursera Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SALAI FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Burseraceae
  • Basionym : Protium caudatum Wight & Arn.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Commiphora caudata (Wight & Arn.) Engl.
  • Common name : Hill Mango
  • Vernacular name :
    • Konda maavu, Betta maavu (Kannada)
    • Pachaikiluvai, Kiluvai (Tamil)
    • Konda mamadi (Telugu)
    • Gogul (Oria)
    • Iikkatah (Sanskrit)
    • Idinjil, Kilimaram, Kilippanjimaram, Kizhingil, Kizhuvam (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests and dry forests
  • Comments / notes : On plains and scrub jungles, dry deciduous forests to 600m. often planted by avenues, propogated by cuttings
  • Key identification features : Aromatic tree with green bark turning brown or light yellow, peels off in thin flakes. Leaves smell like mango on crushing
  • Flower, Fruit : February-May
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, Rajasri Ray & Raja K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 09/11/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-52
  • Collection Locality : Alangayam R.F., Jawadhu Hills, Tiruvannamalai district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Kadapa district, Guntur district, Vishakapatnam district, Kurnool district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, BDR, Raichur district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Koppal district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Keonjhar district, Puri district
    • Tamil Nadu : all districts of Tamil Nadu
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1
    • J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1
    • 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
    • Neginhal, S.G. 2011. Forest trees of the Western Ghats includes Eastern Ghats Deccan Plateau
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1
    • 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=Commiphora caudata var. caudata. Downloaded on 29 May 2024.

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