Diplocyclos palmatus (L.) Jeffrey

 
  • Family : CUCURBITACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Cucurbitaceae
  • Species : Diplocyclos palmatus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Diplocyclos palmatus (L.) C.Jeffrey
  • Common name : Lollipop Climber
  • Vernacular name : Lingini (San.); Shivalingi, Eshwarlingi (Hin.); Malinganaballi (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 10214, CJS 11489
  • Key identification features : A climbing herb with bifid tendrils. Leaves are simple, alternate with semilunar margin-lobes. Flowers arise in axillary fascicles, 1.2 cm, unisexual, with a shallow bell-shaped hairy corolla. Fruit is fleshy and yellowish-green.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Native : India, South-east Asia, Tropical Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Chikamagalur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Gulbarga, Kolar, Mysore, Tumkur, Udupi
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District

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