Gnetum ula Brongn.

 
  • Family : GNETACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Gnetaceae
  • Species : Gnetum ula
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gnetum ula Brongn.
  • Vernacular name : Lolari, Galio, Miriglendi (Ori.); Loluga tige (Tel.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0557
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R, K.R.K.Swamy & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 27/02/16
  • Collection Locality : Berbera Forest, Khurda district, Odisha State
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen Forest
  • Habit : Liana
  • Reproductive stages : March-October
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Occasional in semi-evergreen forests. Fruits cause itching sensation when eaten.Seeds edible, the hard seeds are broken and the cotyledons eaten after frying.
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district) (Tamil Nadu State); West Godavari district, Srikakulam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Puri district, Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Keonjhar district, Sundergarh district, Mahendragiri Hills (Ganjam district), Berbera Forest (Khurda district) (Odisha State)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena and M. Brahmam. 1989. The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; H.O. Saxena and M. Brahmam. 1996. The Flora of Orissa, Vol-4; Rolla Seshagiri Rao et al. 1986. Flora of West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, India; Rolla Seshagiri Rao. 1986. Flora of Srikakulam; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2.
  • 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=Gnetum ula. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.

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