Combretum albidum var. albidum G. Don

 
  • Family : COMBRETACEAE
    (Combretum Or Indian Almond Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ARJUN FAMILY (अर्जुन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : COMBRETACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Combretum ovalifolium Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Common name : Buffalo calf plant, Oval-leaved wheel creeper
  • Vernacular name : Udaikoli, Odaikodi, Veragai (Tamil); Yadatheega, Putangi, Shirtalboddi, Bandikota, Bandi kattu tige (Telugu); Atudi, Devakukundia, Aundi, Nobeda (Oria); Manjakody (Malayalam); Madbel, Pival-vel (Marathi)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Semi-Evergreen forests, along river banks
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills, lower slopes to 1000m. Less in scrub jungles or river banks. Leaves turn red before falling
  • Flower, Fruit : February-May onwards
  • Collector(s) Name : K. Sankara Rao, Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 25-02-2016; 24-02-2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0560; HJCB-0469
  • Collection Locality : Chandaka to Bhubaneswar road; Chandaka WLS, Khurda district (OD)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Vishakapatnam district, Kadapa district, Krishna district, Chittoor district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Puri district, Angul district, Koraput district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruchirapalli district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar
  • 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; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais 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; 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.
  • 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=Combretum albidum var. albidum. Downloaded on 12 May 2021.

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