Pyrenacantha volubilis Wight

 
  • Family : ICACINACEAE
    (Icacina Or White Pear Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GHENERA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Icacinaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Pyrenacantha volubilis Wight
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests, also in the sacred groves
  • Key identification features : Much branched climbing shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : June-November
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Nellore district
    • Kerala : Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, Ramanathapuram district, Villipuram district, Cuddalore district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : South Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah, T & Chennaiah, E., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 1
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Pyrenacantha volubilis. Downloaded on 17 June 2024.

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