Meyenia hawtayneana (Wall.) Nees

 
  • Family : ACANTHACEAE
    (ACANTHUS FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Acanthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Podaparedu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in dry deciduous forests at above 800m, on forest floors and borders.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-November
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Dakshina Kannada district, Dharwad district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district
    • Tamil Nadu : Vellore district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; 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=Meyenia hawtayneana. Downloaded on 14 October 2019.

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