Pothos scandens L.

 
  • Family : ARACEAE
    (Arum Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : OAL FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ARACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pothos scandens L.
  • Vernacular name : Arakade beru (Kannada); Anapparuva, Paruvakodi, Paruval (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests, waste places and sacred groves
  • Flower, Fruit : May-November
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district, Shivamogga district, Chikkamagaluru district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Kolhapur district, Nagpur district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Puri district, Keonjhar district, Angul district
  • World Distribution : India, Madagascar to New Guinea
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state – Monocotyledons; 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=Pothos scandens. Downloaded on 21 October 2020.

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