Buchanania lanzan Sprengel

 
  • Family : ANACARDIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Anacardiaceae
  • Species : Buchanania lanzan
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Buchanania cochinchinensis (Lour.) M.R.Almeida
  • Common name : Cuddapah Almond, Calumpong nut
  • Vernacular name : Priyala (San.); Chiraunji, Priyal, Char (Hin.); Charoli, Kole maavu, Murkali (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 5681, KFP 11276; HJCB-0293
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.Keshava Murthy, P.Prakash & B.R.Ramesh; C.J.Saldanha & S.R.Ramesh; Raja K. Swamy & Arun Singh
  • Key identification features : A large-sized evergreen tree growing to 15m. height. Bark is rough and dark-gray, exfoliating; Leaves are simple, thickly coriaeous, broad, oblong and tomentose beneath with a swollen petiole: Inflorescence is a panicle of racemes; flowers are small, white with a fleshy disk at the center. Fruit is a drupe.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : Indomalayan
  • Comments : Leaf galls present.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Ripponpet-Shimoga road (Shimoga); Bababudan hills (Chikamagalur); Nagpuri betta, Hassan district
  • 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; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi

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