Cissus gigantea Bedd.

 
  • Family : VITACEAE
    (GRAPE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Vitaceae
  • Basionym : Vitis gigantea Bedd.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cissus latifolia Lam.
  • Habit : Liana
  • Comments / notes : Common along hedges.
  • Key identification features : Large climber
  • Flower, Fruit : August-October
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Maharashtra : Pune district, Thane district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district, Salem district, Tirunelveli district
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharastra vol 1. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • 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=Cissus gigantea. Downloaded on 20 November 2019.

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