Cissus repens Lam.

 
  • Family : VITACEAE
    (GRAPE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Vitaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Vitis repens (Lam.) Wight & Arn.; Cissus glauca Roxb.; Vitis glauca (Roxb.) Wight & Arn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cissus repens Lam.
  • Common name : Cissus
  • Vernacular name : Pandho, Diboria (Oria); Nellaboddu (Telugu); Chunnambuvalli, Mrigampuli, Njarala, Nerinnampuli (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Deciduous and Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills above 1200m
  • Key identification features : A stout shrub at low elevations of hills
  • Flower, Fruit : July-November
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 21/06/2010
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-307
  • Collection Locality : Batrepalli RF, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Beed district, Pune district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Mayurbhanj district, Bargarh district, Koraput district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district, Vellore district, Tiruvannamalai district, Ramanathapuram district, Salem district, Tirunelveli district, Coimbatore district, Madurai district
  • World Distribution : Himalayas, India, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Myanmar
  • 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; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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; 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 repens. Downloaded on 16 September 2019.

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