Peltophorum pterocarpum (DC.) K.Heyne

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : IMLI FAMILY (ईमली फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Basionym : Inga pterocarpa DC.
  • Synonym(s) : Baryxylum ferrugineum (Decne.) F.N.Williams; Baryxylum inerme Pierre; Brasilettia ferruginea (Decne.) Kuntze; Caesalpinia arborea Zoll. ex Miq.; Caesalpinia ferruginea Decne.; Caesalpinia glenieii Thwaites; Caesalpinia inermis Roxb.; Caesalpinia kilaroe Span.; Caesalpinia macklottii Zipp. ex Miq.; Caesalpinia roxburghii D.Dietr.; Peltophorum ferrugineum (Decne.) Benth.; Peltophorum inerme Náves ex Fern.-Vill.; Peltophorum roxburghii (G.Don) O.Deg.; Poinciana roxburghii G.Don
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Peltophorum pterocarpum (DC.) K.Heyne
  • Common name : The Copper Pod, Copper pod tree, Golden Flamboyante, Rusty shield bearer, Rusty shield bearer, Yellow gold mohur, Yellow Flame Tree, Yellow Poinciana
  • Vernacular name :
    • Lyaluakai, Perunbonnai, Ivalvagai, Perungondrai (Tamil)
    • Pacha sunkesula, Konda Chinta (Telugu)
    • Charakonna (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Planted along roads as avenue tree.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-December
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : All districts of Karnataka
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : North and Middle Andaman,South Andaman,Long,Kyd and Rutland Islands
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines to N. Australia, Malay peninsula and Archipelago
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et Sri Ramamurthy, 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • 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.
    • Parkinson, C.E. 1923. A Forest Flora of the Andaman Islands, Govt. of India, Shimla
    • 157
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Peltophorum pterocarpum. Downloaded on 14 June 2024.

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