Schefflera venulosa (Wight & Arn.) Harms

 
  • Family : ARALIACEAE
    (GINSENG or ARALIA or IVY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araliaceae
  • Basionym : Paratropia venulosa Wight & Arn.
  • Synonym(s) : Schefflera venulosa var. obliquinervia Gamble; Schefflera venulosa var. venulosa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Schefflera venulosa (Wight & Arn.) Harms
  • Vernacular name : Pani Kawar, Superari, Nednauri, Dain, Kath-semul, Kur-semul, Karbot-semul (Hindi); Sukulamadavi (Telugu); Suring laha, Takua, Jari (Oria); Anguvalli, Ungavalli, Oongavalli (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests and sacred groves in Western Ghats
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in rocky valleys of northern Eastern Ghats
  • Flower, Fruit : April-September
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district, Chittoor district, East Godavari district, Guntur district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Malay Peninsula, Myanmar and Indo-China, Yunnan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Schefflera venulosa. Downloaded on 8 December 2019.

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