Leea macrophylla Roxb. ex Hornem.

 
  • Family : LEEACEAE
    (LEEA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Vitaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Leea diffusa P. Lawson; Leea latifolia Wall. ex Kurz; Leea cinarea P. Lawson; Leea coriacea P. Lawson; Leea venkobarowii Gamble
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Leea macrophylla Roxb. ex Hornem.
  • Common name : Hathikana
  • Vernacular name : Dholsamudra (Hindi); Patadi, Padda paya gillaku (Telugu); Hanshia dabar, Hat khan, Jibni (Oria); Njallu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Higher altitudes
  • Flower, Fruit : April-November
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Malappuram district, Thrissur district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Mayurbhanj district, Puri district, Sundergarh district, Kalhandi district, Angul district, Jagatsinghpur district, Dhenkanal district, Kendrapara district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district
  • World Distribution : India, Andaman, Nepal, Myanmar, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Thailand, L Laos
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharashtra 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=Leea macrophylla. Downloaded on 22 November 2019.

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