Cissus vitiginea L.

 
  • Family : VITACEAE
    (Grape Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ANGOOR FAMILY (अंगूर फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : VITACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Vitis linnaei Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cissus vitiginea L.
  • Vernacular name : Jangli angur (Hindi); Jangli angur (Oria); Kattumunthiri, Pannikuthi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Dry and moist deciduous forests also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in plains and spreading over thickets in scrub jungles up to 900m.
  • Flower, Fruit : May-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Kurnool district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Ganjam district, Puri district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; 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; 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 vitiginea. Downloaded on 5 June 2020.

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