Opilia amentacea Roxb.

  • Family : OPILIACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Opiliaceae
  • Species : Opilia amentacea
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Opilia amentacea Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Manjandamaram (Tam.); Kau, Bodelia, Karabadalia, Duraikuli (Ori.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-33; HJCB-0667
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R., A.N.Sringeswara & Imran Baig; Navendu Page, K.Sankara Rao, K.R.K.Swamy & Arun Singh R.
  • Collection Date : 08/04/14; 25/03/2016
  • Collection Locality : Polur Ghat, Javadhu Hills, Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu State; Kolli Hills Ghat road, Namakkal district, Tamil Nadu State
  • Habitat : Deciduous forest
  • Habit : Liana
  • Flower, Fruit : April-July
  • Comments : Common straggler with numerous arching branches. Occasional in Valleys.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolar district (Karnataka State); Javadhu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district, former North Arcot) (Tamil Nadu State); Srikakulam district, Visakhapatnam district, Kurnool district, West Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district), Sambalpur district, Angul district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Indo-China, Malesia, Tropical Australia
  • 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; 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=Opilia amentacea. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.


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