Aspidopterys canarensis Dalzell

 
  • Family : MALPIGHIACEAE
    (MALPIGHIA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malpighiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aspidopterys canarensis Dalzell
  • Vernacular name : Kannaram valli (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare
  • Flower, Fruit : February-May
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha, Syed Maqsood Ahamed & S.R.Ramesh
  • Collection Nos : KFP 699
  • Collection Locality : Mallur Ghat (Dakshina Kannada)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi district; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Aspidopterys canarensis. Downloaded on 5 December 2019.

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