Huberantha korinti (Dunal) Chaowasku (syn: Hubera korinti (Dunal) Chaowasku; Guatteria korinti Dunal; Polyalthia korinti (Dunal) Thwaites);


Habit- Small trees up to 5 m tall.

Trunk & Bark- Bark brownish, smooth.
Branches and branchlets- Branchlets terete, glabrous, lenticellate.
Leaves- Leaves simple, alternate, distichous; petiole 0.3-0.4 cm long, canaliculate, glabrous; lamina 6-8 x 3-4, elliptic to ovate-elliptic, apex acuminate and twisted, base acute, margin entire, glabrous beneath; midrib raised above; secondary nerves ca. 6 pairs, domatia present at axils; tertiary nerves broadly reticulate to obscure.
Inflorescence / Flower- Flowers solitary, axillary.
Fruit and Seed- Cluster of 1-seeded ovoid berries.
Understorey trees in dry evergreen forests ca. 300 m.
South India and Sri Lanka; in the Western Ghats- Agasthyamalai.
(Attributions- B. R. Ramesh, N. Ayyappan, Pierre Grard, Juliana Prosperi, S. Aravajy, Jean Pierre Pascal, The Biotik Team, French Institute of Pondicherry from India Biodiversity Portal)



Polyalthia species : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)

Found in Mannur near Chennai.

Huberantha korintii (Polyalthia korintii)


Polyalthia suberosa

Found in Mannur, Tamil Nadu,


Annonaceae ?

the leaf and  fruits does  not match with Polyalthia suberosa; may be Polyalthia korinti

young fruits half damaged flower are seen in first picture, based on the characters of leaf, and other available characters it is Polyalthia korinti only


Huberantha, a replacement name for Hubera (Annonaceae: Malmeoideae: Miliuseae)- Tanawat Chaowasku, David M. Johnson, Raymond W. J. M. van der Ham & Lars W. Chatrou- KEW BULLETIN (2015) 70: 23
Catalogue of Life (Hubera korinti (Dunal) Chaowasku )  The Plant List Ver.1.1 (Polyalthia korintii Hook. f. & Thomson) Tropicos  GBIF (with type specimen) India Biodiversity Portal  Biotik Wikipedia  Encyclopedia of Life (Images)  Pitchandikulam Forest Virtual Herbarium  Flora of Eastern Ghats: Hill Ranges of South East India, Volume 1 By T. Pullaiah, D. Muralidhara Rao, K. Sri Ramamurthy (2002- details)