Connarus sclerocarpus Schellenb.

 
  • Family : CONNARACEAE
    (Indian Zebrawood Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : CONNARUS FAMILY
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : CONNARACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Connarus sclerocarpus (Wight & Arn.) Schellenb.
  • Vernacular name : Njaraneelakarikam (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : A large Climbing shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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=Connarus sclerocarpus. Downloaded on 2 April 2020.

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