Rivea hypocrateriformis (Desr.) Choisy

 
  • Family : CONVOLVULACEAE
    (Morning-Glory Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KALADANA FAMILY (कालादाना फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : CONVOLVULACEAE
  • Basionym : Convolvulus hypocrateriformis Desr.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Rivea hypocrateriformis Choisy
  • Common name : Midnapore Creeper
  • Vernacular name : Phang (Hindi); Musutaikodi, Budhikirai (Tamil); Boddi kura, Niru boddi (Kannada); Phanji (Marathi)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : On hedges and dry deciduous forests and scrub jungles
  • Comments / notes : On plains in scrub jungles and to 900m on hills.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 06/05/2009
  • Collection Nos : FAP 33699
  • Collection Locality : Thummalapalle, Kadapa district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Guntur district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Kendrapara district, Keonjhar district, Cuttack district, Dhenkanal district, Sambalpur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district, Coimbatore district, Tiruvannamalai district, Dharmapuri district, Villipuram district
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal, Pakistan
  • 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; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; .N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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.
  • 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=Rivea hypocrateriformis. Downloaded on 20 October 2020.

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