Adina cordifolia

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Adina cordifolia


Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Rubiaceae
Subfamilia: Cinchonoideae
Tribus: Naucleeae
Genus: Adina
Species: Adina cordifolia


Adina cordifolia (Roxb.) Hook.f. & Benth., Forest Fl. N.W. India [Brandis]: 263 (1874)

  • Note: Brandis ascribed the name to these two authors and acknowledged their assistance to his publication at p. xvi. ICN Art. 46.5 states that "A new combination, name at new rank, or replacement name is attributed to the author(s) of the publication in which it appears, although it was ascribed to a different author or different authors, when no separate statement was made that one or more of those authors contributed in some way to that publication."
  • Typus: W. Roxburgh s.n. (Herb. Smith 316/5, LINN-HS 316.5.(mirror)) fide Ridsdale (1978: 361), Löfstrand & al. (2014).
  • Type locality: [India. Andhra Pradesh?]: Coromandel, a native of the mountainous parts of this coast.


  • Basionym
    • Nauclea cordifolia Roxb., Pl. Coromandel 1(3): 40, t. 53 (1796)
  • Homotypic
    • Haldina cordifolia (Roxb.) Ridsdale, Blumea 24(2): 361 (1978); accepted by Govaerts (2003), but not accepted by Löfstrand & al. (2014) [cited as Adina cordifolia]
  • Heterotypic
    • Nauclea sterculiifolia A.Rich. ex DC., Prodr. 4: 672 (1830); as N. sterculiæfolia; not accepted by Ridsdale (1978: 361) and Govaerts (2003) [cited as Haldina cordifolia]
      • Typus: Leschenault s.n. (P) fide Ridsdale (1978: 361).
      • Type locality: [India.] Courtallum.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: China
      • China South-Central (Yunnan), China Southeast
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Indian Subcontinent
      • Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Sri Lanka
    • Regional: Indo-China
      • Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • Regional: Malesia
      • Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

  • Roxburgh, W. 1795-1798. Plants of the Coast of Coromandel; selected from drawings and descriptions presented to the hon. court of directors of the East India Company, / by William Roxburgh, M.D. ; Published, by their order, under the direction of Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. P.R.S. ; Vol. I. Fasc. 1: colum. 1-28, lám. 21-25 (V.1795) Fasc. 2: colum. 29-40, lám. 26-50 (XI.1795) Fasc. 3: colum. 41-56, lám. 51-75 (VIII.1796) Fasc. 4: colum. 57-68, lám. 76-100 (I-III.1798) London. Biblioteca Digital. Reference page
  • Stewart, J.L. (†) & Brandis, D. 1874. The Forest Flora of North-West and Central India: A Handbook of the Indigenous Trees and Shrubs of those Countries. London: Wm. H. Allen & Co. BHL Reference page

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Vernacular names[edit]

বাংলা: কেলিকদম্ব (Haughton 1833: 793; Das 1937: 571)
हिन्दी: हलदू
ភាសាខ្មែរ: ខ្វាវ
ລາວ: ຂາວ
မြန်မာဘာသာ: နှော
සිංහල: කොළොම්
தமிழ்: மஞ்சக்கடம்பு
తెలుగు: దాడుగచెట్టు
ไทย: ขว้าว
中文: 心叶木
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