Olax scandens Roxb.

 
  • Family : OLACACEAE
    (OLAX FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Olacaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Dheniani (Hindi); Bapanamusti gida (Kannada); Kadal ranchi (Tamil); Kurpodur, Murikimalu (Telugu); Badabana, Badalia, Boderia, Badurli, Bodobodoria, Bhad, Bhadai, Bhadobhadolia (Oria)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : March-October
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Sandur (Ballari district), Dakshina Kannada district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Aurangabad district, Mumbai Suburban district, Chandrapur district, Nagpur district, Nanded district, Pune district, Yavatmal district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district, Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district, Vellore district, Tiruvannamalai district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district, Tiruchirapalli district, Dharmapuri district, Salem district
  • World Distribution : Tropical Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Indo-China, Thailand, Malaysia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa;Sankar,R.V., R. Kottaimuthu & K. Ravikumar (2009). Additions to the flora of Sirumalai Hills, Eastern Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(7): 379-381; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Cecil J. Saldanha (1996). Flora of Karnatka State vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi.; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka
  • 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=Olax scandens. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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