Casearia tomentosa Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 421 1824. (Syn: Anavinga lanceolata Lam.; Bedousia aromatica Raf.; Bedousia malabarica Dennst.; Casearia anavinga Dalzell & A. Gibson; Casearia canziala (Buch.-Ham.) Wall.; Casearia cheela Royle; Casearia elliptica Willd. [Illegitimate]; Casearia elliptifolia Elmer ex Merrill; Casearia ovata Roxb.; Casearia pauciflora Royle; Casearia piscidia Buch.-Ham. ex Royle; Guidonia canziala (Buch.-Ham.) Kurz; Guidonia tomentosa (Roxb.) Kurz; Samyda bazanica Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.; Samyda canziala Buch.-Ham.; Samyda piscidia Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.; Samyda pubescens Blanco; Samyda serrulata Blanco);
India (widespread), Sri Lanka, Pakistan (Murree, Jhelum), Pakistani Kashmir (Mirpur), Jammu & Kashmir (Jammu), Andamans (South Andamans), Myanmar [Burma] (Bago, Mon) as per Catalogue of Life;
¿ kay-SIR-ee-uh ? — named for Johannes Casearius, minister of the Dutch East India Co.
ee-LIP-tih-kuh — elliptical, about twice as long as wide
commonly known as: downy-leaved false kamela • Gujarati: મુંઝાડ munjhaad, મુંજાળ munjaal • Hindi: छिल्ला chilla • Marathi: मोदगी modgi • Nepalese: सानो बेथे sano bethe • Sanskrit: chilhaka • Tamil: கடிச்சை katiccai • Telugu: చిలుకదుదుడి chilaka-dududi
Native to: India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
Request for ID : 290411 : AK-1: Taken between February and April…at Mumbai, Maharashtra.
The fruits were looking similar to Jamun when small.
– This is a species of Casearia possibly C.tomentosa. Please check the archives of this group for my photographs of C.ovata [Kirmira/ Kulkulta].
– Casearia tomentosa
Please help to id this a very small tree about 8 ft tall, fruiting….. we found it on Silonda trail of SGNP, Mumbai…. picture taken today (30.4.13).
it looks like Caesaria elliptica syn Casearia tomentosa
efi page: Guidonia tomentosa (with Caesaria elliptica & Casearia tomentosa as syn.)
Agree with … It looks like C.tomentosa to me too.
Salicaceae (Including Flacourtiaceae) Fortnight : Casearia tomentosa : Mumbai : 04FEB14 : AK-3 : Attachments (2). 3 posts by 2 authors.
Casearia tomentosa seen in Mumbai.
I think you are right
Salicaceae (including Flacourtiaceae) fortnight :: Casearia tomentosa at Tungareshwar WLS :: DVFEB06 : 5 images. 2 posts by 2 authors.
Casearia tomentosa Roxb. … also placed in Flacourtiaceae
at Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary on 20 APR 13
What can I say other than excellent.
Salicaceae (including Flacourtiaceae) Fortnight:: Casearia sp. for id from Chakrata-NS Feb 06 : 8 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (4).
This moderate-sized tree was shot from Chakrata region in Uttrakhand..
I think this can be Casearia graveolens.. please give your valuable suggestions..
It looks more like Casearia tomentosa Roxb. now Guidonia tomentosa Roxb.
To me it is C.tomentosa now known as Guidonia tomentosa (Roxb.) Kurz
Valid name remains Casearia tomentosa Roxb. & not Guidonia tomentosa Roxb. Pl. see Casearia
Correct name now is Casearia tomentosa Roxb.
Members please note that The Plant list version 1.1 of 2013 has superseded version 1 of 2010
Both are available online but entries of Version 1 are grayed out so also check and look for green entries of new version.
Casearia tomentosa is a tomentose species. But the present photos show a glabrous plant.
To me, the underside of the leaves appear to be tomentose
Fwd: [efloraofindia:202052] 021014 BRS 1 : 6 posts by 2 authors.
Pl. find the attached file contain photo for id. confirmation.
Location: Adyar, Chennai
Looks like Annonaceae member
It look like Casearia tomentosa
Thanks for the conformation of the species ID…
NA21/08 Id required of the attached picture : 2 posts by 1 author. Attachments (2)
Id required for the plant
Photographed in Yeoor forest, Maharashtra
Date: 2nd May 2015
Came to know the id, later from My Guide. It is Casearia tomentosa (Toothed Leaf Chilla). Flacourtiaceae
Fruit is 6-ribbed, 3-valved, with seeds embedded in a red pulp. The juice from the fruit is used as a fish poison.
A -lant for i.d. – efloraofindia | Google Groups : 2 images.
A small tree or shrub, from Puri 22.1.10- i.d. requested
Looks like Casaeria species.
Can be Casearia ovata from Flacourtiaceae.
I think this should be Casearia tomentosa as per images and details herein.
Flower of Casearia esculenta
I think this should be Casearia tomentosa as per images and details herein
02082013 BRS 497 : Attachments (2). 7 posts by 4 authors.
Pl. find the attached file contain photos for id. confirmation.
Location: Adyar Chennai
It is Glochidion sp
Glochidion species in efi so far.
It seems to be Casearia elliptica.
Glochidion fruits are usually lobed… this one is not. Perhaps this is some other species?
This is probably some species of Casearia. Perhaps C. sylvestris.
I think this should be Casearia tomentosa as per images and details herein, as suggested by …
Salicaceae (including Flacourtiaceae) Fortnight:: Casearia tomentosa for validation from Nahan- NS Feb 07 : Attachments (4). 1 post by 1 author.
This tree in flowers was shot from periphery of Renuka Ji lake in H.P.
I am taking this as Casearia tomentosa, please correct me, if so required…
Casearia for ID :: Jammu :: JUN2018 MK007 : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (7)
Please help me ID this shrub / small tree. Is this Casearia sp.?
Habitat: scrub forest
Date: 30 May 2018
Place: Jammu rural, J & K
Altitude: 350 m asl
Pl. check species available with images at Casearia
I think this should be Casearia tomentosa as per images and details herein
Casearia elliptica 271011PD01 Flora of Orissa: sharing the immages of fruits of Casearia elliptica which I had taken in Ranpur
Place of collection: Ranpur, Nayagarh, Orissa
Habitat: Scrub forest
Altitude: 430 m above msl
Description: Twigs tomentose, leaves oblong, coarsely crenate-serrate or sometimes entire pubescent on the nerves, flowers. Greenish, capsule yellow
Casearia elliptica is now become synonym of Casearia nigrescens Tul.
I have a doubt whether the plant in the picture is Casearia tomentosa now known as Guidonia tomentosa (Roxb.) Kurz., as per the plant list.
thanks for the valuable remarks and observation. I wl wait for the comments of the experts to conform the ID.
One more very important use of the ripen fruit of the plant is that The local tribal use this fruit for fish poisoning in almost all parts of Orissa.
I also think this should be Casearia tomentosa as per images and details herein.
Casearia tomentosa in FOI : 4 posts by 3 authors.
Images of Dinesh ji at Casearia tomentosa in FOI should be of Casearia graveolens as per images and details herein.
Here are a few pictures of C. tomentosa from Tungareshwar WLS, just in case you have any difficulty finding a replacement.
To me … images at FOI are correctly identified
Now the images have been changed from incorrect to correct images.
Casearia esculenta: Today at Sagargad, Alibag
Local Marathi name: Kirmar
Casearia esculenta with tomentose leaves and branches are quite strange, I feel.
This plant might be a different species.
Could this be Casearia tomentosa, a rare plant?
Agree with …. This looks like Casearia elliptica [previously C.tomentosa] a fairly common tree in the Borivali N.P.
The species Casearia elliptica, is also reported from Haryana Siwaliks…Thanks for very nice uploads.
Casearia tomentosa & Casearia elliptica are different species as per The Plant List links:
According to “the plant list” Casearia elliptica Tul. is a synonym of Casearia nigrescens Tul.
Many thanks … for the updating with the latest names of Casearia. Will also look into http://www.flickr.com/photos/dinesh_valke/3495670815/ … will post it for querying / validating the ID later.
Request for Identification
Kindly identify this tree species.
Altitude: 1100 feets asl
Date March 2011
Is it a species belongs to the family Flacourtiaceae?
Can this plant be Casearia elliptica
Kindly have a look on the below link: IIIM
In Casearia the arils are pale-dark yellow in color. Here the same is red in color hence I do not think that this is a species of Casearia.
It is very difficult for me to run the key because flower characters and fine characters of leaf are missing.
I too agree with tomentosa …
Please identify tree in baroda : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
Plz id the tree, location Baroda Gujrat, February
Not clear from this image.
Are they fruits or flower buds ?
Pl. post other images.
Seems to be bud. Not very clear.
Could they be buds/ flowers of Putranjiva ? I may be all wrong.
Pl. post other images showing full leaf and habit etc.
Does not match with Putranjiva roxburghii
Resembles Casearia romentosa
Casearia tomentosa ???
Pls ID Chd 003: 4 images.
Can anyone pls guide me to the identity of this tree. It’s near sukhna lake at chandigarh.
I have not seen the tree but received these photos from a close friend.
It is Caesaria sp. I think..
Annonated checklist of the flowering plants of Nepal GRIN (Casearia tomentosa Roxb.)
India Biodiversity Portal (Casearia elliptica Willd.) Indian Medicinal Plants: An Illustrated Dictionary edited by C.P. Khare (2008)