Flagellaria indica L.

 
  • Family : FLAGELLARIACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Flagellariaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Flagellaria indica L.
  • Vernacular name : Bomugra (Oria); Harcharal (Hindi); Poyinadi putatige (Telugu); Panambuvalli (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Tidal forests
  • Comments / notes : Frequent
  • Key identification features : Climbing herb near the streams
  • Flower, Fruit : March-October
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kottayam district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district, Palghar district, Thane district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Bhitarkanika (Kendrapara district), Cuttack district, Bhadrak district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Tropical Africa, Tropical SE. Asia, North Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Pullaiah, 1997. Fl. Andhra Pradesh, vol. 3. pp. 1014; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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=Flagellaria indica. Downloaded on 22 September 2019.

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