Maytenus heyneana (Roth) Raju & Babu

 
  • Family : CELASTRACEAE
    (Staff-Tree Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MALKANGANI FAMILY (मालकांगनी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Celastraceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name :
    • Nandu narai (Tamil)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Scrub jungle
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills above 500m and along slopes.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy; K. Sankara Rao, Arun Singh & Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 02-01-2016; 19-11-2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-266; HJCB-0158
  • Collection Locality : Mabbuchintalapalle, Kadapa district (AP); Palamaneru forest, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Guntur district, Krishna district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, Prakasam district, Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, Vizianagaram district, West Godavari district
    • Telangana : Nalgonda district, Khammam district, Mehboobnagar district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Chamarajanagar district, Kolar district, Chikkamagaluru district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district
    • Odisha : Angul district, Balasore district, Bargarh district, Bolangir district, Boudh district, Cuttack district, Deogarh district, Dhenkanal district, Gajapati district, Ganjam district, Kalhandi district, Kandhamal district, Kendrapara district, Keonjhar district, Khurda district, Koraput district, Malkangiri district, Mayurbhanj district, Puri district, Rayagada district,Sambalpur district, Sundergarh district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, Dharmapuri district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Karur district, Krishnagiri district, Madurai district, Namakkal district, Pudukkottai district, Sivaganga district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tiruvannamalai district, Villipuram district, Vellore district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1
    • Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Cecil J. Saldanha (1996). Flora of Karnatka State vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Maytenus heyneana. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

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