Moullava spicata (Dalzell) Nicolson

 
  • Family : CAESALPINIACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : IMLI FAMILY (ईमली फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Caesalpinioideae
  • Synonym(s) : Caesalpinia spicata Dalzell; Wagatea spicata (Dalzell) Wight
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Moullava spicata (Dalzell) Nicolson
  • Common name : Orange brasiletto climber, Candy Corn Plant
  • Vernacular name :
    • Wagathi, Gajjiga balli (Kannada)
    • Poomullu valli, Kakka-kalingavalli (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Tropical moist deciduous forests, in open areas
  • Comments / notes : Common
  • Flower, Fruit : October-March
  • Collection Nos : KFP 10645, KFP 10926
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Davanagare district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Kollam district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Flora of Karnataka, Saldanha, 1984
    • Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished)
    • Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi
    • Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
    • 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=Moullava spicata. Downloaded on 24 June 2024.

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