Ampelocissus latifolia (Roxb.) Planch.

 
  • Family : VITACEAE
    (GRAPE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Vitaceae
  • Basionym : Vitis latifolia Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ampelocissus latifolia (Roxb.) Planch.
  • Common name : Wild Grape, Jungle angoor, Jungle grave vine
  • Vernacular name : Pani bel (Hindi); Kaadu drakshi (Kannada); Bedasa tiga, Bedela tiga (Telugu); Panikacho, Paninoha, Paniamoha, Dibroi, Kanjinoi (Oria); Chembravalli, Karantavalli, Valiyapirappitikha (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Near streams in Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in hill forests. Fruits are edible, often eaten by birds and mammals.
  • Key identification features : Climbing shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : May-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, East Godavari district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Kolar district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Kottayam district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Ganjam district, Cuttack district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Ramanathapuram district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh
  • 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; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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=Ampelocissus latifolia. Downloaded on 21 October 2019.

Botanical Description

Herbarium Specimen(s)

Field Image(s)

Comments

All fields are required






 
Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Peninsular India by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ernet.in.