Nair &
Nayar (1997) in Flora of India Vol-4
have mentioned presence of following
species of Paramignya in India-

  1. Paramignya
    (King) Tanaka
  2. P. beddomei
  3. P. citrifolia Oliver
  4. P. monophylla
  5. P. scandens
    (Griffith) Craib

K.N. & Nayar, M.P. 1997. Rutaceae. In; Hajra, P.K., Nair, V.J. &
Daniel, P. (Eds.) Flora of India vol-4 Malpighiaceae- Dechapetalaceae.
Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta. pp. 259-408



Binomial Habit Notes References Distribution
Thorny Climber Western Ghats,
Evergreen Forests
Flora of Tamil
Nadu, VOL. I, 1983
Paramignya beddomei Tanaka Climbing
Ghats, Evergreen Forests
of Tamil Nadu, VOL. I, 1983; Fischer, 1957



Species with description &
pictures in Flowers of India
as on 7.6.14: 

Botanical name Synonyms Family Common name

Paramignya monophylla Atalantia correae, Atalantia scandens Rutaceae Climbing Atalantia


confertifolia Swingle
(No distribution in

Forest Plants of Eastern India By Amal Bhusan Chaudhuri (1993)- Brief details-
Biodiversity in India, Volume 4 edited by T. Pullaiah (2006)- Details with an illustration-
Flora of Eastern Ghats: Hill Ranges of South East India, Volume 1 By T. Pullaiah, D. Muralidhara Rao, K. Sri Ramamurthy (2002)- Details with keys
Paramignya scandens (Griff.) Craib

PARAMIGNYA ARM AT A Oliver: Tanaka 1. c. Endemic to Ceylon, rather rare.
PARAMIGNYA BEDDOMEI Tanaka 1. c. Endemic to South India, rather rare.
PARAMIGNYA CITRIFOLIA Hook. f.: Tanaka 1. c. Only found in Bengal. (Occurs rarely …

P. citrifolia is an imperfectly known species whose identity and nomenclature have been in a state of confusion. When Oliver (1861) published Paramignya citrifolia with two varieties, viz. pubescens and malaccensis, he cited two synonyms, …

Hot spots of endemic plants of India, Nepal and Bhutan by M. P. NayarTropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, 1996 – Science252 pages-
‎Paramignya (‎Rutaceae) 3 posts by 2 authors.

I have updated eFI (efloraofindia) page on Paramignya (Rutaceae)

Attempts have been made to incorporate most of the species available in India & nearby areas with details & keys directly or through links as far as possible. It’s quite possible that there may be some discrepancy in the accepted names & synonyms taken from other links.

Species discussed so far in efloraofindia are given at the bottom of the page in the form of links against Subpages. On clicking them one can see all the details.

If someone can provide complete list of Indian species with source references it will be wonderful.

Any comments/ corrections are welcome.

I have added the list of Indian species based on Flora of India vol-4.

Thanks a lot, … Species at other links match with it.


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