Olax wightiana Roxb.

  • Family : OLACACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Olacaceae
  • Species : Olax wightiana
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Olax imbricata Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Vandathuluku (Tam.)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Flower, Fruit : December-June
  • Comments : A gregarious liana on shola trees with arching branches.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolar district (Karnataka State); Guthirayan Hills, Melagiri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Krishnagiri district (Tamil Nadu State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Indo-China, Thailand, South-West China, Taiwan, Malesia through New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Micronesia
  • Literature : 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 wightiana . Downloaded on 9 August 2020.


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