Embelia tsjeriam-cottam (Roem. & Schult.) DC.

 
  • Family : MYRSINACEAE
    (Myrsine Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : VIDANGA FAMILY (विडंग फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : PRIMULACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Embelia tsjeriam-cottam (Roem. & Schult.) A.DC.
  • Common name : Wind-berry
  • Vernacular name : Bhabhiramg, Baibirang (Hindi); Amti (Kannada); Kakkandankai (Tamil); Baibedanga, Nuninunika, Baibiring, Nununia, Bhaibirang (Oria); Ammimuriyan, Cheriyannattam, Eeshaal (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests, open forests and plains
  • Flower, Fruit : May-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Srikakulam district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Alappuzha district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Sambalpur district, Puri district, Ganjam district, Mayurbhanj district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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=Embelia tsjeriam-cottam. Downloaded on 7 December 2021.

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