Mikania micrantha Kunth

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (COMPOSITE or ASTER or SUNFLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Mikania micrantha Kunth
  • Common name : Mikenia, Bittervine, Chinese Creeper, Climbing Hempweed
  • Vernacular name : Vayara (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Comments / notes : Forest plantations and also in the plains in moist localities
  • Flower, Fruit : January-April
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Khurda district
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Rao & Razi, 1981 – Mysore.
  • 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=Mikania micrantha. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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