Loeseneriella obtusifolia (Roxb.) A.C. Smith.

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Celastraceae
  • Species : Loeseneriella obtusifolia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved
  • Vernacular name : Monthakodi (Tam.)
  • Habit : Climbing Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : December-June
  • Comments : Occasional on hills from 200 to 750 m in dry deciduous forests of Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Hoganekkal Forest (Dharmapuri district), Tiruchirapalli district, Salem district (Tamil Nadu State); Nallamalai Hills (Kurnool district), Mamandur Forest (Chittoor district) (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, India, Malay Archipelago, China, Australia
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Loeseneriella obtusifolia. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.


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