Smilax wightii A.DC.

 
  • Family : SMILACACEAE
    (GREENBRIER or CATBRIER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Smilacaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Smilax wightii A.DC.
  • Vernacular name : Karivilanthi, Chooramullu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous and shola forests
  • Flower, Fruit : April-October
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Udayan and Ravikumar 2003. New Plant records for Karnataka state, India. Ind. J. of For. Vol. 26(4): 384-388, 2003; 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=Smilax wightii. Downloaded on 12 November 2019.

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