Gnetum ula Brongn.

 
  • Family : GNETACEAE
    (GNETUM FAMILY)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GNETUM FAMILY
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : GNETACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gnetum ula Brongn.
  • Habit : Liana
  • Key identification features : A large woody dioecious climber with jointed branches at the nodes; Inflorescence is spicate, axillary with many superposed cupular connate bracts called collars, each collar containing unisexual sessile flowers; Seeds are endospermous enclosed with three envelopes forming a pseudo-fruit.
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha; S.R.Ramesh & P.Prakash; B.R.Ramesh & S.R.Ramesh; C.J.Saldanha; B.R.Ramesh & P.Prakash
  • Collection Nos : KFP 11576, KFP 6522, KFP 8084, CJS 16404; KFP 5324; KFP 8205; HFP 1073; HFP 621; CJS 14118
  • Collection Locality : Shimoga; Chickmagalur; Kodagu; Hassan; Chickmagalur
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Shimoga, Chikamagalur, Kodagu, Hassan
    • Maharashtra : Pune district
  • Native : India
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka
  • 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=Gnetum ula. Downloaded on 2 June 2020.

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