Passiflora subpeltata Ortega

 
  • Family : PASSIFLORACEAE
    (PASSION-FLOWER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Passifloraceae
  • Synonym(s) : Passiflora alba Link & Otto
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Passiflora subpeltata Ortega
  • Common name : White Passion Flower
  • Vernacular name : Thorupattaankaai, Malaikovai (Tamil)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Degraded forest areas
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills up to 1400m on wayside, thickets and often near habitations.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-May
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Kottayam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
  • Native : South America
  • World Distribution : Widely Naturalized in tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Parthsarathy, N & Muthumperumal, C 2009. Check List 5(1): 092-111; 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=Passiflora subpeltata. Downloaded on 15 November 2019.

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