Olax scandens Roxb.

 
  • Family : OLACACEAE
    (OLAX FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Olacaceae
  • Species : Olax scandens
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved
  • Vernacular name : Dheniani (Hin.); Bapanamusti gida (Kan.); Kadal ranchi (Tam.); Kurpodur, Murikimalu (Tel.); Badabana, Badalia, Boderia, Badurli, Bodobodoria, Bhad, Bhadai, Bhadobhadolia (Ori.)
  • Habit : Climbing Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : March-October
  • Comments : Common in scrub forests up to 750 m in Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Sandur Hills (Bellary district) (Karnataka State); Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district) (Tamil Nadu State); Gundlabrahmeshwaram R.F., Owk R.F. (Kurnool district), Maredumili Hills (East Godavari district), West Godavari district, Srikakulam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Himalaya, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Indo-China, Thailand, Malaysia
  • Literature : 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 ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa ;Sankar,R.V., R. Kottaimuthu & K. Ravikumar (2009). Additions to the flora of Sirumalai Hills, Eastern Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(7): 379-381; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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=Olax scandens. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.

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