Homalocladium platycladum (F.Muell.) L.H.Bailey

 
  • Family : POLYGONACEAE
    (BUCKWHEAT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Polygonaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Muehlenbeckia platyclada (F.J. Müll.) Meisn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Common name : Ribbon bush, Centipede bush, Tapeworm Plant
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Grown as garden plant
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Native : Pacific Islands
  • World Distribution : Solomon Islands, cultivated elsewhere
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Flora of Bangalore district, Karnataka state; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; 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=Homalocladium platycladum. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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