Ancistrocladus heyneanus Wall. Ex Graham

 
  • Family : ANCISTROCLADACEAE
    (Ancistrocladus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ANCISTROCLADUS FAMILY
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : ANCISTROCLADACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ancistrocladus heyneanus Wall. ex J.Graham
  • Vernacular name : Modiravalli (Malayalam); Kardal, Karotal (Marathi)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Climbing shrub with hooks
  • Flower, Fruit : January-April
  • Collector(s) Name : T.P.Ramamoorthy & K.N.Gandhi
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2723, KFP 6299
  • Collection Locality : Bisle Ghat (Hassan)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Kolhapur district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : South India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; 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=Ancistrocladus heyneanus. Downloaded on 1 April 2020.

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