Strychnos wallichiana Steud.ex DC.

  • Family : LOGANIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Loganiaceae
  • Species : Strychnos wallichiana
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Strychnos wallichiana Steud. ex A. DC.
  • Collection Nos : KFP 1867
  • Key identification features : A large climbing shrubs with single curved tendril. Leaves are ovate or elliptic, coriaceous, glabrous, shining, base cuneate and apex acuminate, 3-nerved. Flowers are in terminal cymes, many flowered, puberulous. Calyx is 5-lobed, minutely pubescent. Corolla 5-lobed, pubescent. Berries are large, 7.5 cm in diameter, globose and many seeded. Seeds are ovoid and flattened.
  • Habit : Climbing Shrub
  • Comments : Occasional in evergreen forests
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kodagu, Dakshina Kannada, Udupi
  • Floras referred : Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara


Herbarium Specimen(s)

Field Images


All fields are required

Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Karnataka by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at