Dalbergia volubilis Roxb.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Amerimnon volubile (Roxb.) Kuntze; Dalbergia volubilis var. assamica Thoth.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Dalbergia volubilis Roxb.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Vaninurga (Oria)
    • Mrithi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Tropical moist deciduous forests
  • Key identification features : Large woody climber
  • Flower, Fruit : February-June
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Kurnool district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Thane district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Sambalpur district, Mayurbhanj district, Cuttack district, Keonjhar district, Puri district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Assam : Assam
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : South Andaman
  • Native : Andaman Islands, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Andaman Islands, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam
  • 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
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
    • Parkinson, C.E. 1923. A Forest Flora of the Andaman Islands, Govt. of India, Shimla
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  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Dalbergia volubilis. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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