Acrocarpus fraxinifolius Wight & Arn.

  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Species : Acrocarpus fraxinifolius
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Acrocarpus fraxinifolius Wight & Arn.
  • Common name : Indian Ash, Red or Pink Cedar, Single Tree
  • Vernacular name : Madhani (Hin.); Hantige, Belangi (Kan.)
  • Key identification features : An unarmed lofty deciduous tree with buttressed trunk; leaves are bipinnate, pinnae 3-5 pairs, each with 5-6 pairs of large leaflets, which are bright red when young. Flowers are green with crimson stamens. Pod is flat with the upper suture winged.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India, SriLanka
  • Comments : Frequent along Western Ghats. Imber is useful for building and furniture.
  • Conservation Status : Rare (R)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Kodagu, Shimoga
  • Floras referred : Saldanha, 1984; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara


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