Smilax zeylanica L.

 
  • Family : SMILACACEAE
    (GREENBRIER FAMILY OR CATBRIER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Smilacaceae
  • Species : Smilax zeylanica
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Smilax zeylanica L.
  • Vernacular name : Jungli aushbah, Chob-chiri (Hin.); Kaattukkodi (Tam.); Kondathamara, Kummari teega (Tel.); Ramdatani, Mothuri, Ramdaturni, Muter, Raj dantni, Mutri (Ori.)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Flower, Fruit : June-September; July onwards
  • Comments : Often on hills above 1200 m, climbing on thickets, by shola (border) on trees etc.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : India, Himalaya, Myanmar, Indo-China, Malesia
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3 ; 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; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). 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=Smilax zeylanica. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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