Nothapodytes nimmoniana (Graham) Mabb.

 
  • Family : ICACINACEAE
    (Icacina Or White Pear Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHENERA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Icacinaceae
  • Basionym : Premna nimmoniana J.Graham
  • Synonym(s) : Stemonurus foetidus Wight; Mappia foetida (Wight) Miers; Mappia wightiana Miers; Nothapodytes foetida (Wight) Sleumer
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Mappia nimmoniana (J.Graham) Byng & Stull
  • Vernacular name :
    • Durvasane mara (Kannada)
    • Amrut, Ghanera, Kargur (Marathi)
    • Peenari, Pulippacha (Malayalam)
    • Arali (Tamil)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical moist deciduous, Tropical evergreen forest, Shola
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in forests
  • Key identification features : A small tree. Leaves alternate, ovate-oblong, acute to acuminate at apex, rounded and asymmetrical at base, hairy beneath. Inflorescence of terminal corymbose cymes; cymes shorter than the leaves. Flowers bisexual, yellowish, with foetid smell. Fruit a drupe, oblong, purple
  • Flower, Fruit : June-October
  • Collection Nos : KFP 2294, KFP 3280, KFP 11840
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Satara district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2
    • Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi, Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
    • 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=Nothapodytes nimmoniana. Downloaded on 17 June 2024.

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