Cardiospermum halicacabum L.

 
  • Family : SAPINDACEAE
    (Soapberry Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : REETHA FAMILY (रीठा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Sapindaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
  • Habit : Climbing herbs
  • Habitat : Forests
  • Comments / notes : Seeds and roots have valuable medicinal properties
  • Key identification features : Wiry climbing herbs; Leaves bitemate, ovate;.leafiets coarsely dentate; Flowers in umbellate-cymes, white; Capsules broadly pyriform, 3-celled; Seeds arillate.
  • Flower, Fruit : August- November
  • Distribution :
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Tirap
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature :
    • P.K . Hajra ., D.M. Verma and G.S. Giri (1996). Materials For The Flora Of Arunachal Pradesh , Vol (1), Pg : 352
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Cardiospermum halicacabum. Downloaded on 16 July 2024.

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