Aspidopterys indica (Roxb.) Hochr.

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Malpighiaceae
  • Species : Aspidopterys indica
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Vernacular name : Dhola atundi (Ori.)
  • Collection Nos : RRLB 6032; RRLB 6713
  • Collector(s) Name : H.O Saxena; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam
  • Collection Date : 08/11/1986; 27/10/1990
  • Collection Locality : Nandankanan, Bhubaneswar, Khurda district; Gupteswar, Koraput district, Odisha state
  • Key identification features : Slender climber. Stem ferruginous hairy. Leaves ovate-elliptic, cordate to subcordate at base, acute-acuminate at apex, glabrous above, pubescent along nerves beneath. Inflorescense axillary, panicles. Flowers white. Fruits winged
  • Habit : Climbing Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : April-January
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Occasional in open areas of forests in Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Sandur Hills (Bellary district) (Karnataka State), Srikakulam district, West Godavari district, Visakhapatnam district, Kurnool district, Chittoor district, Rampa Hills (East Godavari district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Puri district, Cuttack district, Angul district, Ganjam district, Koraput district, KHD (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District ; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Ravikumar & Balachandran-2014, Journal of Threatened Taxa 6(8): 6108�ï�¾�–6121
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. indica. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.


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