Salacia reticulata Wight

 
  • 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 : Ekanayakam (Hindi); Annkudu chettu (Telugu); Vairi, Poutika (Sanskrit); Korandi, Ponkoranti, Ekanayakam, Saptarangi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : In the plains and sacred groves
  • Flower, Fruit : February-August
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy & Noel Sebastian
  • Collection Date : 21-11-2018
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-1707
  • Collection Locality : Peruvanthanam, Idukki district, Kerala
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kollam district, Idukki district
    • Odisha : Gajapati district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • 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; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Herbarium specimen from Peruvanthanam, Idukki district, Kerala.
  • 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 reticulata. Downloaded on 11 July 2020.

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