Scindapsus officinalis (Roxb.) Schott

 
  • Family : ARACEAE
    (Arum Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : OAL FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Araceae
  • Basionym : Pothos officinalis Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Scindapsus officinalis (Roxb.) Schott
  • Vernacular name :
    • Gaja pipali, Girudhuni (Oria)
    • Pippal-jhanca, Baripipli (Hindi)
    • Enuga pippalu, Gaja-pippallu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Damp valleys
  • Flower, Fruit : June-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Koraput district, Keonjhar district, Dhenkanal district, Cuttack district, Ganjam district
    • Uttar Pradesh : Maharajganj district
  • World Distribution : India, Andaman, Bangladesh, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Scindapsus officinalis. Downloaded on 16 July 2024.

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