Homonoia riparia Lour.

 
  • Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
    (SPURGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Adelia neriifolia B.Heyne ex Roth
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Homonoia riparia Lour.
  • Vernacular name : Jalbent (Hindi); Sannapaashanabeda, Holenage, Narganagile (Kannada); Aathu Inji (Tamil); Jalaveetasah, Vetasah (Sanskrit); Sarni (Marathi); Pani begunia, Godamalla, Pani jhovali (Oria), Taninki, Siridamanu, Tniki chettu (Telugu); Athalangi, Aattuvanchi, Kadallari, Neervanchi, Puzhavanchi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Along river and stream banks
  • Comments / notes : A common riparian species along fast flowing water bodies across the ghats.
  • Flower, Fruit : December-May
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Guntur district, Krishna district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, Prakasam district, Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, Vizianagaram district, West Godavari district
    • Telangana : Khammam district, Nalgonda district, Mehboobnagar district
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Mysuru district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India, Southeast Asia, China, Formosa, New Guinea, Moluccas, Sunda Islands, Malaysia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Gowda, 2004 – Flora of Sringeri; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India.
  • 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=Homonoia riparia. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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