Alstonia venenata R.Br.

 
  • Family : APOCYNACEAE
    (Dogbane Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KARONDA FAMILY (करौंदा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Apocynaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Alstonia venenata R.Br.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Addasoppada mara (Kannada)
    • Edakaulapala (Telugu)
    • Dhakara, Bagmari, Bagmuhi, Romajita (Oria)
    • Raja adana, Anadana (Sanskrit)
    • Kuttippala, Palamunpala, Perumarunnu, Theeppala (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Tropical moist deciduous forests, Tropical dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Often in forest clearings. Frequent in the hills
  • Flower, Fruit : November-August
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy & Noel Sebastian
  • Collection Date : 23-11-2018
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-1730
  • Collection Locality : Paudikkadu, Theni district, Tamil Nadu
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, Vizianagaram district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Krishna district, Guntur district, Prakasam district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, Kadapa district, Anantapur district, Chittoor district
    • Telangana : Khammam district, Nalgonda district, Mehboobnagar district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Chikkamagaluru district, Shivamogga district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Boudh district, Angul district, Kalhandi district, Mayurbhanj district, Koraput district, Bargarh district, Rayagada district
    • Tamil Nadu : Theni district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
    • 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
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Yoganarasimhan et al., 1981 – Flora of Chikmagalur
    • Herbarium specimen from Paudikkadu, Theni district, Tamil Nadu (Not scanned)
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Alstonia venenata. Downloaded on 27 May 2024.

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