Aphanamixis polystachya (Wall.) Parker

  • Family : MELIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Meliaceae
  • Species : Aphanamixis polystachya
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aphanamixis polystachya (Wall.) R.Parker
  • Common name : Pithraj Tree, Rohituka Tree
  • Vernacular name : Rohitakah (San.); Harin hara (Hin.); Mullu muthala, Rohithaca (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : CJS 13279, HFP 1130
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha
  • Key identification features : An evergreen tree with spreading canopy. Bark is grey, thin and flaky. Leaves are large and pinnately compound. Leaflets are entire and opposite. Flowers are in panicles, both bisexual and polygamo-dioecious in nature. Petals are white. Staminal tube is with stamens at base. Fruit is a smooth reddish capsule.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : Tropical Asia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Collection Locality : Shiradi Ghat (Hassan)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Hassan, Mysore, Udupi, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1996; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi


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