Ampelocissus tomentosa (Roth) Planch.

  • Family : VITACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Vitaceae
  • Species : Ampelocissus tomentosa
  • Basionym : Vitis tomentosa Roth
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ampelocissus tomentosa (B.Heyne & Roth) Planch.
  • Vernacular name : Dhotto (Hin.); Bilihambu (Kan.); Atukalabaddu (Tel.); Kanjanoi, Katobhangonoi (Ori.); Ghoralidi, Ashwa shakrutha (San.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-70
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.K.Swamy & Arun Singh R.
  • Collection Date : 13/09/14
  • Collection Locality : Jamunamarthur, Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu State
  • Habitat : Open-deciduous forest
  • Habit : Climbing Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : July-November
  • Comments : Occasional on hills above 750 m.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Javadhu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district, former North Arcot) (Tamil Nadu State); East Godavari district, Nellore district, Kadapa district, Chittoor district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Ganjam district, Angul district, Kalahandi district, Simlipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Ghandamardhan Hills (Bargarh district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • 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; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; 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. tomentosa. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.


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