Millingtonia hortensis L.f.

 
  • Family : BIGNONIACEAE
    (Bignonia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NEELI GULMOHUR FAMILY (नीली गुलमोहर फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Bignoniaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Millingtonia hortensis L.f.
  • Common name : Indian Cork Tree, Tree Jasmine, Akash neem
  • Vernacular name :
    • Neem chameli, Akas-nim (Hindi)
    • Akasha mallige (Kannada)
    • Maramallingai, Panner maram (Tamil)
    • Kavuki, Manumalli, Katumalli, Akasa malli, Punaga, Manu sampangi, Karaku, Toka malli (Telugu)
    • Akasaveppu, Maramalli, Kadesam (Malayalam)
    • Sithahara, Bakini, Reali (Oria)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Planted
  • Comments / notes : Commonly planted in gardens and avenues. Flowers are fragrant.
  • Flower, Fruit : May-February
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Davanagare district, Dharwad district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Mysuru district, Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : South & Southeast Asia
  • World Distribution : South & Southeast Asia, Malesia
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
    • Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Flora of Bangalore district, Karnataka state
    • Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga
    • Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi
    • Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Millingtonia hortensis. Downloaded on 23 May 2024.

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