Cordia gharaf (Forssk) Ehr.& Asch.

 
  • Family : BORAGINACEAE
    (Forget-Me-Not Or Borage Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : LASORA FAMILY (लसोड़ा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Boraginaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Cordia rothii Roem. & Schult.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Cordia sinensis Lam.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Condani (Marathi)
    • Narivirayan (Malayalam)
    • Chinna botuku (Telugu)
    • Narville, Sirnaruvuli, Narivirian (Tamil)
    • Gundi, Cadusalle (Kannada)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Often on plains up to 800m. Tropical dry deciduous forests
  • Key identification features : Branchelets drooping. Bark blackish-grey
  • Flower, Fruit : November-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Kadapa district, Anantapur district, Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Namakkal district, Cuddalore district, Dindigul district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Arabia, North Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
    • 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
    • Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India
    • 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=Cordia gharaf. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

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