Carissa inermis Vahl

 
  • Family : APOCYNACEAE
    (Dogbane Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KARONDA FAMILY (करौंदा फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Apocynaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Carissa spinarum L.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Kerenda (Oria)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests and Tropical semi-evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : January-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Kurnool district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
    • J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
    • 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=Carissa inermis. Downloaded on 16 July 2024.

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