Cissus heyneana Planch.

  • Family : VITACEAE
    (Grape Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ANGOOR FAMILY (अंगूर फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : VITACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Vitis heyneana Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cissus heyneana Planch.
  • Habit : Liana
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills up to 800m.
  • Key identification features : Fleshy climber in low elevations
  • Flower, Fruit : July-October
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Kalrayan Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Chitteri Hills (Vellore district); Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Parthsarathy, N & Muthumperumal, C 2009. Check List 5(1): 092-111; 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. heyneana. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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