Ventilago maderaspatana Gaertner

 
  • Family : RHAMNACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rhamnaceae
  • Species : Ventilago maderaspatana
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ventilago maderaspatana Gaertn.
  • Vernacular name : Dineshvalli, Rakthavalli (San.); Pitti (Hin.); Aithaala beelu (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 5518, KFP 5886, CJS 13785, CS 6522
  • Key identification features : A scandent shrub with brownish, pubescent branchlets. Leaf blade is shiny, ovate-oblong to ovate-elliptic, 7-15 to 2.5-5 cm, papery or sub-leathery. Flowers are in terminal or axillary panicles, small and inconspicuous. Calyx tube is pubescent and spreading. Petals are clawed at the base. Fruit is drupaceous and winged.
  • Habit : Liana
  • Native : Sri Lanka, Myanmar
  • Comments : Common in semi-evergreen forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Hassan, Kodagu, Mysore, Raichur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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