Salacia oblonga Wall. ex Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : HIPPOCRATEACEAE
    (Salacia Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KANOR FAMILY
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : CELASTRACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Ponkorandi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen and Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : On the hilly slopes
  • Flower, Fruit : December-May
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Kozhikode district, Thrissur district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Sindhudurg district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; 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=Salacia oblonga. Downloaded on 12 July 2020.

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