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| Last Updated:: 17/01/2019

Climbers common in sacred groves

 

 

Sl No

Name

Family

1

Abrus precatorius L.

Fabaceae

2

Acacia intsia W & A

Leguminosae.

3

Ampelocissus arnottiana Planch.

Vitaceae

4

Anamirta cocculus (L) W&A

Menispermaceae

5

Asparagus racemosus Willd.

Asparagaceae

6

Calycopteris floribunda Lam.

Combretaceae

7

Cissus pallida L.

Vitaceae

8

Coccinia cordifolia (L.) Cong.

Cucurbitaceae

9

Combretum latifolium Blume.

Combretaceae

10

Cyclea peltata (Lam.) Hook.f. & Thoms

Menispermaceae

11

Dioscorea pentaphylla L.

Dioscoreaceae

12

Gloriosa superba L.

Colchicaceae

13

Gnetum ula Brongn

Gnetaceae

14

Ichnocarpus.frutescens (L) R. Brown.

Apocynaceae

15

Ipomoea alba L.

Convolvulaceae

16

Jasminum angustifolium (L) Vahl.

Oleaceae

17

Kunstleria keralensis Mohanan et Nair

Fabaceae

18

Mikania cordata (Burm. f) Robins.

Asteraceae

19

Morinda umbellata L.

Rubiaceae

20

Moullava spicata (Dalz.) Nicolson

Caesalpiniaceae

21

Mucuna gigantea DC.

Fabaceae

22

Myxopyrum serratulum A.W. Hill

Oleaceae

23

Naravelia zeylanica (L) DC.

Ranunculaceae

24

Passiflora.foetida L.

Passifloraceae

25

Piper longum L.

Piperaceae

26

Piper nigrum L.

Piperaceae

27

Quisqualis indica L.

Combretaceae

28

Sarcostigma kleinii W&A

Icacinaceae

29

Smilax zeylanica L.

Smilacaceae

30

Ziziphus rugosa Lam

Rhamnaceae

Source: Kerala Forest Department