Bauhinia vahlii Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : IMLI FAMILY (ईमली फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Phanera vahlii (Wight & Arn.) Benth.
  • Common name : Maloo Creeper
  • Vernacular name :
    • Jallaur, Malghan, Maljan, Mahul, Jallur (Hindi)
    • Kallumandalai, Adda (Tamil)
    • Adda-aku, Adda, Paruta-akulu tiga, Addateega (Telugu)
    • Siali, Sialpatra, Sehar (Oria)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Common in mixed and Sal forests
  • Comments / notes : The seeds are a part of Tribal food
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Kurnool district, West Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Maharashtra : Raigad district
    • Odisha : Koraput district, Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Coimbatore district
  • Native : Bhutan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa 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
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • 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=Bauhinia vahlii. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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