Naringi crenulata (Roxb.) Nicolson

 
  • Family : RUTACEAE
    (Rue Or Citrus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : NIMBU FAMILY (नींबू फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Rutaceae
  • Basionym : Limonia crenulata Roxb.
  • Synonym(s) : Hesperethusa crenulata (Roxb.) M. Roem.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Unresolved name
  • Common name : Elephant Nettle
  • Vernacular name :
    • Beli (Hindi)
    • Nayi belala, Nayi bullali, Kadubilvapatre (Kannada)
    • Magavilvam (Tamil)
    • Torri-velaga, Kukka valaga (Telugu)
    • Benta, Bhenta, Baintha, Ranabele (Oria)
    • Dadhiphala, Kattunarakam, Mahavilvam, Malanarakam, Manmatham, Narinarakam, Serakuttunarakam, Vilathi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Dry forests, Tropical semi-evergreen forests, Tropical moist deciduous forests, also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Common in deciduous forests to 1300m in Ghats.
  • Key identification features : Small thorny tree; leaves crenulate imparipinnate
  • Flower, Fruit : March-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, East Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district, Srikakulam district, Prakasam district, West Godavari district, Vizianagaram district, Krishna district, Guntur district, Nellore district, Kadapa district, Anantapur district, Chittoor district
    • Telangana : Khammam district, Nalgonda district, Mehboobnagar district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district (FRLHT Campus)
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Kollam district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Puri district, Mayurbhanj district, Angul district, Kalhandi district, Koraput district, Rayagada district, Ganjam district, Khurda district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
    • Rajasthan : Alwar district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Pakistan,Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Indo-China, South-west China, Bhutan, Thailand, Java
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1
    • 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
    • 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=Naringi crenulata. Downloaded on 20 May 2024.

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