Commiphora caudata (Wight & Arn.) Engl.

 
  • Family : BURSERACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Burseraceae
  • Species : Commiphora caudata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Commiphora caudata (Wight & Arn.) Engl.
  • Common name : Hill Mango
  • Vernacular name : Iikkatah (San.); Konda mavu (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 5693, KFP 8626
  • Key identification features : A middle-sized deciduous aromatic unarmed tree with papery bark that peels off into thin flakes. Leaves are imparipinnate, compound with 2-5 pairs of leaflets which is glabrous, ovate or orbicular. Flowers are small, many, in long peduncled dichasial cymes up to 5 inches long. Petals-4, inserted on or under the margin of the disk; stamens 8-10, alternately long and short. Fruit a drupe.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • Comments : Bark and leaves smell like mango when crushed.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Bellary, Hassan, Mysore, Tumkur
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1996; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg

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