Adenia wightiana (Wall ex. Wight & Arn.) Engler

 
  • Family : PASSIFLORACEAE
    (PASSION-FLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Passifloraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Adenia wightiana (Wall. ex Wight & Arn.) Engl.
  • Vernacular name : Perumkorattaikodi (Tamil)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen and dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Common
  • Key identification features : Climber with tuberous roots
  • Flower, Fruit : August-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Chittoor district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Madurai district, Dindigul district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; 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.
  • 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=Adenia wightiana. Downloaded on 15 November 2019.

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