Schefflera venulosa var. venulosa

 
  • Family : ARALIACEAE
    (GINSENG FAMILY or ARALIA FAMILY or IVY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Araliaceae
  • Species : Schefflera venulosa
  • Variety : venulosa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Schefflera venulosa (Wight & Arn.) Harms
  • Vernacular name : Pani Kawar, Superari, Nednauri, Dain (Hin.); Sukulamadavi (Tel.); Suring laha, Takua, Jari (Ori.)
  • Key identification features : A large woody straggling shrub or a tree. Leaves are palmately compound; leaflets elliptic lanceolate, up to 20 cm long, 8 cm wide and prominentely-veined above. Inflorescence is an umbel with flowers crowded more towards the apex. Flowers are 5-merous. Stamens are incurved in the bud. Ovary is inferior and is crowned by a two-lobed disk, styles 2, dilated at the base. Fruit is a schizocarp.
  • Habit : Climbing Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : April- September
  • Comments : Occasional in rocky valleys of Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Anantagiri Hills (Visakhapatnam district), Maredumilli Hills (East Godavari district), Tirumala Hills, Horsley Hills (Chittoor district), Rampa Hills (East Godavari district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Indo-China, Yunnan, Malay Peninsula
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; 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=Schefflera venulosa var. venulosa. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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