Thottea siliquosa (Lam.) Ding Hou

 
  • Family : ARISTOLOCHIACEAE
    (Birthwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ISHARMUL FAMILY (ईशरमूल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : ARISTOLOCHIACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Apama siliquosa Lam.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Thottea siliquosa (Lam.) Ding Hou
  • Vernacular name : Chakranike (Kannada)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Common along streams in forests of Western Ghats.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1541, CJS 11761
  • Collection Locality : Kempuhole-Shiradi (Hassan)
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Ravichandran V personal observation 2015 Aug; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Thottea siliquosa. Downloaded on 8 July 2020.

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