Cansjera rheedei Gmelin

  • Family : OPILIACEAE
    (False Olive Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : CANSJERA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : OPILIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cansjera rheedei J.F.Gmel.
  • Vernacular name : Kalimanakeerai, Minnaikkali (Tamil); Bhadar, Jhantika (Oria)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests and scrub jungles, also in sacred groves
  • Comments / notes : On hills to 1400m.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-May
  • Collector(s) Name : K.Sankara Rao & Malati K. Rao; K. Sankara Rao, Arun Singh R & Raja K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 26-02-2016; 19-11-2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0562; HJCB-0143
  • Collection Locality : Davalagiri, Bhubaneswar (OD); Palamner forest, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district, Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district, Belagavi district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai Suburban district, Kolhapur district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
    • Odisha : Bolangir district, Puri district
    • Tamil Nadu : Hills of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India through Malaya to Hong Kong and North Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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. rheedei. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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