Naravelia zeylanica (L.) DC.

 
  • Family : RANUNCULACEAE
    (BUTTERCUP or CROWFOOT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Ranunculaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Naravelia zeylanica (L.) DC.
  • Vernacular name : Neendamalli (Kannada); Pedda gowri-kuntala, Pulla-bachala (Telugu); Dhanavalli (Sanskrit); Chinamkettykody, Kuruppakodi, Karuppakodi, Poi-thalachi, Pozhuthalachi, Soothravalli, Thalavedanavalli, Vathamkodi, Vadakkodivalli (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Cleared slopes of moist deciduous forests and also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Common in thickets and forest edges.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kavukona Hills, Guvvalacheruvu RF (Kadapa district), Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district), Chittoor district (Chittoor district), West Godavari district (West Godavari district), Visakhapatnam district (Vishakapatnam district)
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Kalhandi (Kalhandi district), Kuldiya wild lofe sanctuary (Balasore district), Nayagarh district
    • Tamil Nadu : All hills of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India, North Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Java
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam 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=Naravelia zeylanica. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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