Anodendron paniculatum (Roxb.) A.DC.

  • Family : APOCYNACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Anodendron manubriatum Merr.; Anodendron rhinosporum Thwaites
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Anodendron paniculatum A.DC.
  • Common name : Lantani
  • Vernacular name : Maniballi (Kannada); Sarakodi (Tamil); Kakkakodi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Moist forests, evergreen, semi-evergreen and deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare in moist and cool ravines. Grows on brown soil at higher elevations
  • Flower, Fruit : February-April;October
  • Collector(s) Name : K. Sankara Rao, Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy& Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 23/02/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0459
  • Collection Locality : RPRC Garden, Bhubaneswar, Khurda district
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Ernakulam district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Koraput district, Kalhandi district, Kandhamal district, Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Occasional Hills above 1000m
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Java to Philippines
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Flora of Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; 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. paniculatum. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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