Cayratia pedata (Lam.) Juss. ex Gagnep.

 
  • Family : VITACEAE
    (GRAPE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Vitaceae
  • Basionym : Cissus pedata Lam.
  • Synonym(s) : Vitis pedata (Lam.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.; Vitis canarensis Dalz.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cayratia pedata (Lam.) Juss. ex Gagnep.
  • Vernacular name : Kandadi beelu, Kaamapatige balli (Kannada); Pitapotala (Oria); Pannikodi (Tamil); Gualilata, Edakula mandula marri, Gumaditige, Adavidraksha, Gondakura (Telugu); Corivalli, Tripadi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous and open deciduous forests and plains
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on plains on thickets, hilly tracts to to 1400m,also along roadside.
  • Key identification features : Climbing shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy & Arun Singh R
  • Collection Date : 13/09/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-72
  • Collection Locality : Jamunamarthur, Tiruvannamalai district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Chittoor district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Konkan
    • Odisha : Gajapati district, Cuttack district, Ganjam district, Balasore district, Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Malay Archipelago, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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=Cayratia pedata. Downloaded on 22 September 2019.

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