an-oh-DEN-dron — Greek: ano (upward or above), dendron (tree)… Dave’s Botanary
pan-ick-yoo-LAY-tum — referring to the flower clusters (panicles) … Dave’s Botanary 

commonly known asAndamanese bowstring planttwin-net • Kannadaಅಜ್ಜನ ಗಡ್ಡ ajjana gaddaಮಣಿಬಳ್ಳಿ maniballi • Konkani: ¿ किती ? kiti • Malayalamകാക്കക്കൊടി kakkakkoti • Marathiकावळी kavaliलामतानी lamtani • Mizotheikelki suak • Tuluಮಿರೆಬಾಪುಥ ತಪ್ಪು mirebaputha thappuಮೊರಂಡ ಬಳ್ಳು moranda ballu   



ID03042011PHK1: A large woody climber, Leaves opposite 15-20cm long, glabrus
Today at Phansad WLS,Maharashtra

– Have this on my farm. It was identified by Dr.Almeida as Anodendron paniculatum and that’s how he has labelled it in his ‘Flora of Maharashtra’ [not A.manubriatum].  Sending you a few photographs.
  Had also shown you this at Dharnachi ghan, Phansad W.L.S.



please id the climber: place dapoli/maharashtra
habitat-sacred groove

Asclepiadaceae member

the seed pods remind me of Gurmar, Gymnema sylvestrae, but the leaves I am not sure of…. 

Could you pls give size of leaves; that can not be measured from pictures. This could be Heterostemma, may be H. dalzellii

This is Anodendron paniculatum, a climber belongs to the family Apocynaceae, I have seen this species growing as liana in Kudremukh and Sringeri in Karnataka

yes i agree with .., it is Anodendron paniculatum 



Asclepiadaceae sp. for ID- 15022012-PKA2: Seen this Asclepiadaceae climber at Matheran-Prabalgad Valley. Climber was leafless. 
Date/Time: 05-02-2012 / 11:00AM
Habitat: Wild
Plant Habit: Climber

It may be Anodendron paniculatum.

Very unusual shape.
Would like to know the ID soon.
I could find few images of Anodendrn paniculatum as said by … which match your pictures.

I think … got it correct. We may able to confirm the id provided we have leaf picture as well or please share us information about leaf, such as size & shape…

Thanks … I could not find even a single leaf on this climber, what i could find is only these fruits. Neverthless i will have to check this climber once again during my next visit (which may be after a month or so) for leaves, etc. Thanks … for suggesting the possible ID.



Anodendron paniculatum : Attachments (4). 2 posts by 2 authors.

Anodendron paniculatum
Local Marathi name: Lamtani
Today (4.4.13) at Kanakeshwar, Alibag


Anodendron paniculatum at Kankeshwar :  Attachments (5).  3 posts by 3 authors.

Sharing few photographs of a Climber from kankeshwar.
Bot. name: Anodendron paniculatum
Family: Apocynaceae
Location: Kankeshwar, Alibag (Maharashtra)
Date/Time: 06-04-2013 / 02:00PM
Habitat: Wild
Plant Habit: Climber




Names of Plants in India :: Anodendron paniculatum A. DC. : 5 images. 5 posts by 3 authors.

via Species‎ > ‎A‎ > ‎  Anodendron paniculatum A. DC. … family: Apocynaceae
Flowers of India Discussions at efloraofindia more views in flickr more views on Google Earth
an-oh-DEN-dron — Greek: ano (upward or above), dendron (tree)… Dave’s Botanary
pan-ick-yoo-LAY-tum — referring to the flower clusters (panicles)Dave’s Botanary
commonly known as: Andamanese bowstring plant, twin-netKannada: ಮಣಿಬಳ್ಳಿ maniballiKonkani: ¿ किती ? kitiMalayalam: കാക്കക്കൊടി kakkakkotiMarathi: कावळी kavali, लामतानी lamtaniMizo: theikelki suak
botanical names: Anodendron paniculatum A. DC. … synonyms: Anodendron lanceolatum King & Gamble • Anodendron manubriatum Merr. • Anodendron moluccanum Miq. • Anodendron rhinosporum Thwaites • Anodendron sutepense Kerr • Anodendron tenuiflorum (Miq.) Miq. • Echites manubriatus Wall. [Invalid] • Echites paniculatus Roxb. [Illegitimate] • Echites parviflorus Roxb. • Echites polyanthus Wall. [Invalid] • Echites trichotomus Desf. • Epigynum parviflorum (Roxb.) Hook.f. • Ichnocarpus paniculatus Moon [Invalid] • Strophanthus balansae Franch. • Tabernaemontana tenuiflora Miq. … The Plant List (2010). Version 1
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Photographed at Kanakeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary on 06 APR 13
… more views: ………..



Anodendron paniculatum A .DC ., Apocynaceae :  Attachments (1). 2 posts by 2 authors.


Location- Place, Altitude, GPS-Karje near Udupi, down west of Agumbe N13.43934, E74.88433, 89m

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type: wild

Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- climbing shrub

Height/Length-20- 25ft

Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- oblong

Inflorescence Type/ Size-terminal panicle

Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- white, petals 2cm

Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds- not seen

Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.- No information

Nice picture! Thanks for sharing…



Anshi Ghat Karnataka

Date: 25 MAY 2013 … Altitude: 340 – 380 m asl
Anodendron paniculatum A.DC.  (family: Apocynaceae)



Plant for Id :: SMPAPR08 Velhe Pune : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)
Apocyanaceae for ID
Observed this shrub in Velhe in March 2015
Flower size about a cm.
Recently similar flowers were posted by …

I think Anodendron paniculatum



Anodendron paniculatum A.DC. (fr. Matheran) – Seed : VG-MAY-01 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)

Sharing a photograph of the seed of Anodendron paniculatum [Apocynaceae], a large woody climber. The tufted seeds of this plant were dispersed along the forest floor.
Observed on the 24th of April in Matheran; identified by …  

Thanks, …, for the wonderful image.


Please ID….Climber : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3) 
Location- Dhnakavali, Dapoli, MH
Habitat- Wild
Plant Habit- Climber
Height-spreading type climber…

It might be Anodendron paniculatum

Anodendron paniculatum.



Prabalmachi  between Matheran and Panvel

Date: November 30, 2019 … Altitude: about 390 m (1,280 ft) asl

Anodendron paniculatum  A.DC.  

nice. have you ever found it in flowers and the pappus seeds?

Yes …, I have seen it in flower.
I have one post related to compiled names of the plant in India; it shows flowers.

Thank you. a nice Apocynaceae liana. i have seen one set of fruit pods and some pappus flying around around a lake in south 24 paraganas. but it was jan or feb. all leaves and (esp flowers) were gone. hence my question about the seeds or pappus


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