Pandanus foetidus Roxb.

 
  • Family : PANDANACEAE
    (SCREW-PINE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Pandanaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pandanus foetidus Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Kiya-kanta, Lunikiya (Oria); Keol-kanta (Hindi); Mogali (Telugu); Kattukaitha (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : September-June
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Udupi district, Hassan district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Bargarh district, Kendrapara district
  • Endemism : South India
  • World Distribution : India, Indo-China, Bangladesh
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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=Pandanus foetidus. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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