Cissus repanda Vahl

 
  • Family : VITACEAE
    (GRAPE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Vitaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Vitis repanda (Vahl) Wight & Arn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cissus repanda (Wight & Arn.) Vahl
  • Vernacular name : Panibel (Hindi); Yelaekambulla balli (Kannada); Takwall, Tekual, Pan-bel (Oria)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Semi-Evergreen forests, also in sacred groves
  • Flower, Fruit : February-September
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Alappuzha district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, The Nilgiri district, Tiruchirapalli district, Shevaroy Hills (Salem district)
  • Native : Indian subcontinent
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Indo-China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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=Cissus repanda. Downloaded on 21 September 2019.

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