Scindapsus officinalis (Roxb.) Schott

 
  • Family : ARACEAE
    (ARUM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araceae
  • Species : Scindapsus officinalis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Scindapsus officinalis (Roxb.) Schott
  • Vernacular name : Enuga pippalu, Gaja-pippallu (Tel.); Pippal-jhanca, Bari pipli, Gaja pipali, Girudhuni (Ori.)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Flower, Fruit : June-January
  • Comments : Often climbing on trees and rocks in damp valleys.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Visakhapatnam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Ganjam district, Koraput district, Malayagiri Hills (Keonjhar district), Dhenkanal district, Cuttack district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Andaman & Nicobar (India), Bangladesh, Myanmar
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4 ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa
  • 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=Scindapsus officinalis. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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