Erythropalum scandens Blume

 
  • Family : OLACACEAE
    (Olax Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DHENIANI FAMILY
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : OLACACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Erythropalum populifolium (Arn.) Masters; Mackaya populifolia Arn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Erythropalum scandens Blume
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : November-February
  • Collector(s) Name : Sunny Mathew
  • Collection Nos : KFP 533, KFP 11516, CJS 16224, CJS 13039
  • Collection Locality : Sugandhagiri, Wynad District; Lakkidi, Wynad District
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kolar district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Uttara Kannada district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Shivamogga district, WYN
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia to South West China and Celebes
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India 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=Erythropalum scandens. Downloaded on 7 June 2020.

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