Coscinium fenestratum (Gaertn.) Colebr.

 
  • Family : MENISPERMACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Menispermaceae
  • Species : Coscinium fenestratum
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Coscinium fenestratum (Goetgh.) Colebr.
  • Common name : False Columba, Tree Turmeric
  • Vernacular name : Darvi, Daruharidra (San.); Jhaar-i-haldi (Hin.); Maramanjali, Dharuharidra (Kan.);
  • Collection Nos : H.B.Singh 9046, B.R.Ramesh 1, R.K.Arora 43781, CS
  • Habit : Liana
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Grows in semi-evergreen and evergreen forests of Western Ghats. Wood yeilds an yellow dye. Decoction of stem and roots are used in native medicine.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Hassan, Kodagu, Shimoga, Uttara Kannada, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha, 1984; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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