Dalbergia volubilis Roxb.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dalbergia volubilis Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Vaninurga (Oria); Mrithi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous and deciduous forests
  • Key identification features : Large woody climber
  • Flower, Fruit : February-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Kurnool district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Sambalpur district, Mayurbhanj district, Cuttack district, Keonjhar district, Puri district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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=Dalbergia volubilis. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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