Rhaphidophora pertusa (Roxb.) Schott

 
  • Family : ARACEAE
    (ARUM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araceae
  • Species : Rhaphidophora pertusa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Rhaphidophora pertusa (Roxb.) Schott
  • Vernacular name : Yanaithippili (Tam.); Enuga-alleru (Tel.); Sphotayabujhdang (San.)
  • Habit : Climbing Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : January-March
  • Comments : Often on hills above 850 m, in shade, on shola trees, on vertical rocks, in ravines, etc. Also brought to gardens.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Tamil Nadu State; East Godavari district, Guntur district (Andhra Pradesh State); Odisha State
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; 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=Rhaphidophora pertusa. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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