Dolichandrone spathacea (L. f.) Baillon ex Schumann

 
  • Family : BIGNONIACEAE
    (Bignonia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NEELI GULMOHUR FAMILY (नीली गुलमोहर फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Bignoniaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Bignonia longissima Lour.; Bignonia spathacea L.f.; Dolichandrone longissima (Lour.) K.Schum.; Dolichandrone rheedei (Spreng.) Seem.; Pongelia longiflora Raf.; Spathodea diepenhorstii Miq.; Spathodea grandiflora Zipp. ex Span.; Spathodea longiflora P.Beauv.; Spathodea loureiroana DC.; Spathodea luzonica Blanco; Spathodea rheedei Spreng.; Spathodea rostrata Span.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name :
    • Neerpongilium (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Along banks of rivers or mangrove swamps
  • Comments / notes : Sometimes planted
  • Flower, Fruit : June-August
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Thrissur district, Ernakulam district, Alappuzha district
    • Odisha : Mahanadi delta
    • Rajasthan : Churu district
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : Andaman and Nicobar Island
  • Native : Southeast Asia
  • World Distribution : Australia, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
    • 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=Dolichandrone spathacea. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

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