Aglaia elaeagnoidea (A.Juss.) Benth.

  • Family : MELIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Meliaceae
  • Species : Aglaia elaeagnoidea
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aglaia elaeagnoidea (A.Juss.) Benth.
  • Common name : Chakoola Tree
  • Vernacular name : Thottulu (Kan.); Priyangu (Hin.); Gandhaphala (San.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 8156, CJS 15994, CJS 16039
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha; S.B.Manohar & K.R.Keshava Murthy
  • Key identification features : A medium-sized evergreen tree of 15 m tall, Leaves are unipinnate. Leaflets are entire with prominent veins beneath. Flowers are inconspicuous in branched inflorescence that is covered with rufous scales. Stamens united into a tube, included or slightly exerted. Fruit is a sub-globose and ferruginous berry.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : Indo-Malesia, India, SriLanka, Myanmar, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia
  • Comments : Common in semi-evergreen forests in lower Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Collection Locality : Shiradi Ghat (Hassan); Sandur (Bellary)
  • Distribution Locality : Belgaum, Bellary, Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Hassan, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1996; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District


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