Connarus wightii Hook.f.

 
  • 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 wightii Hook.f.
  • Vernacular name : Kuringil (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : A large woody climber
  • Flower, Fruit : March-May
  • Collection Nos : KFP 2984, KFP 10914
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; 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=Connarus wightii. Downloaded on 2 June 2020.

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