Aristolochia tagala Cham.

 
  • Family : ARISTOLOCHIACEAE
    (Birthwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ISHARMUL FAMILY (ईशरमूल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : ARISTOLOCHIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aristolochia tagala Cham.
  • Vernacular name : Kozhikkoddu chedi (Tamil)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Shola borders, on thickets and in semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills to 750m in ravines
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : Navendu Page, Arun Singhm Raja K. Swamy & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 24/03/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-350
  • Collection Locality : Kolli Hills Ghat road, Namakkal district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Uttara Kannada district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district)
  • Native : Indo-Malaysia
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Eastern Himalayas, China, Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Parthsarathy, N & Muthumperumal, C 2009. Check List 5(1): 092-111; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Gowda, 2004 – Flora of Sringeri; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Aristolochia tagala. Downloaded on 9 April 2020.

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