Dalbergia lanceolaria L.f.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Dalbergia frondosa DC.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Dalbergia lanceolaria L.f.
  • Common name : Basterd Rosewood, Bombay Blackwood, Indonesian Rosewood, Malabar Rosewood
  • Vernacular name :
    • Takoli, Bithua (Hindi)
    • Bili beete (Kannada)
    • Velangu, Erigai, Nalvellangu (Tamil)
    • Patshari, Sagobothu, Errapaccari, Pedda sapara, Yerrapatsaru (Telugu)
    • Sujanipati, Puradobi, Chakundia (Oria)
    • Goraksha (Sanskrit)
    • Harri (Marathi)
    • Kannanvaka, Kurutupanchandam, Ottutholi, Pachariai, Panchindam, Velleeti, Takoli (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Mixed deciduous forests and hill slopes
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in deciduous forests on hills and hill slopes up to 1400m.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-December
  • Collector(s) Name : Navendu Page, Arun Singh, K. Sankara Rao & Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 23/03/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0603
  • Collection Locality : Karadyur, Yercaud, Salem district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Anantapur district, Prakasam district, Srikakulam district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Kadapa district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Telangana : Khammam district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Mayurbhanj district, Keonjhar district, Kalhandi district, Bolangir district
    • Tamil Nadu : Vellore district, Tiruvannamalai district, Tiruchirapalli district, Salem district, Dharmapuri district, Namakkal district, Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Ramanathapuram district, Tirunelveli district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • 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=Dalbergia lanceolaria. Downloaded on 30 May 2024.

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