Bryonopsis laciniosa (L.) Naudin

 
  • Family : CUCURBITACEAE
    (Gourd Or Melon Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KHARBOOZA FAMILY (खरबूजा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Cucurbitaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Bryonia laciniosa L.; Bryonopsis laciniosa var. typica Domin
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Cayaponia laciniosa (L.) C.Jeffrey
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Tropical semi-evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Scabrous creeper, with a scarce distribution in India. Occasional along the edger and bushes
  • Flower, Fruit : February-October
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district, East Godavari district, Guntur district, Krishna district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, Prakasam district, Srikakulam district, Vishakapatnam district, Vizianagaram district, West Godavari district
    • Telangana : Nalgonda district, Khammam district, Mehboobnagar district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Kolar district, Chamarajanagar district, Dakshina Kannada district, Uttara Kannada district, Shivamogga district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district
    • Odisha : Angul district, Balasore district, Bargarh district, Bolangir district, Boudh district, Cuttack district, Deogarh district, Dhenkanal district, Gajapati district, Ganjam district, Kalhandi district, Kandhamal district, Kendrapara district, Keonjhar district, Khurda district, Koraput district, Malkangiri district, Mayurbhanj district, Puri district, Rayagada district, Sambalpur district, Sundergarh district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, Dharmapuri district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Karur district, Krishnagiri district, Madurai district, Namakkal district, Pudukkottai district, Sivaganga district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tiruvannamalai district, Villipuram district, Vellore district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis
    • Udayan, Ravikumar and Udaiyan 2004. New Plant records from the state of Karnataka. J. Ind. For. May, 2004
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Bryonopsis laciniosa. Downloaded on 27 May 2024.

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