Paracalyx scariosus (Roxb.) Ali

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Basionym : Cylista scariosa Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Paracalyx scariosus (Roxb.) Ali
  • Common name : Ran Ghevada
  • Vernacular name : Kadle naaru (Kannada); Ran-ghevda (Marathi); Alisogurmottu, Sogurmottu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Moist and dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hedges on hills from 800-1300m.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-May
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy, Arun Singh & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 27-02-2016; 28-02-2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0555; HJCB-0574
  • Collection Locality : Barbera forest, Khurda district (OD); Barbera to Balugaon road, Khurda district (OD)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Vishakapatnam district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Idukki district
    • Odisha : Angul district, Puri district, Nayagarh district, Khurda district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, Pakistan
  • 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; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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=Paracalyx scariosus. Downloaded on 8 December 2019.

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