Reissantia indica (Willd.) Halle

 
  • Family : HIPPOCRATEACEAE
    (Salacia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : Kanor Family
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : CELASTRACEAE
  • Basionym : Hippocratea indica Willd.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Reissantia indica (Willd.) N.Hallé
  • Vernacular name : Morasarakodi, Odankodi (Tamil)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in foothills of scrub jungles to lower slopes of Eastern Ghats.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Chandrapur district, Kolhapur district, Nashik district, Pune district, Satara district
    • Odisha : Angul district (Angul district), Khordha district (Khurda district), Balasore district (Balasore district), Puri district (Puri district), Ganjam district (Ganjam district)
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia, South China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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=Reissantia indica. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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