Anogeissus latifolia (DC.) Wall. ex Guill. & Perr.

 
  • Family : COMBRETACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Combretaceae
  • Species : Anogeissus latifolia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Anogeissus latifolia (Roxb. ex DC.) Wall. ex Bedd.
  • Common name : Crane Tree, Axlewood Tree
  • Vernacular name : Madhuratvacha, Vakavruksha, Dhawala (San.); Bakla (Hin.); Dindiga mara (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 2143, KFP 9407, KFP 10393
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha; S.R.Ramesh & B.R.Ramesh
  • Key identification features : A large deciduous tree with smooth whitish, exfoliating bark. Flowers are small and occur in clusters. Fruits are small and leathery with 2 broad wings terminating in a sharp beak, packed in dense head.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India, SriLanka, Pakistan (Nayar 2006)
  • Comments : Fairly common trees at Nagpuri, Byra (dry deciduous).
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Bannerghatta forest (Bangalore); Hubli (Dharwad)
  • Distribution Locality : Bagalkot, Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chamrajnagar, Chikamagalur, Chikkaballapur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Haveri, Kodagu, Kolar, Koppal, Mandya, Mysore, Raichur, Ramanagara, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Yadgir
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1996; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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