Aspidopterys indica (Willd.) W.Theob., Burmah ed. 3, 2: 599 1883. (Syn: Aspidopterys roxburghiana A.Juss.; Hiraea indica (Willd.) Roxb.; Triopterys indica Willd. (Unresolved));
India: In open areas and forest margins. In primary and secondary forests, up to 1650 m. Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu as per BSI Flora of India;
please find the images of Aspidopterys indica taken from ranpur. Please validate.
Name: Aspidopterys indica ?
Place of collection: Ranpur, Nayagarh, Odisha
Habit: Scandent Shrub
Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
Altitude: 500 m above msl
Not aware of the species so can’t validate though. Flowers will be useful in confirming it.
i dont have the images of the flowers since there was no flowering when i collected the specimen. May be i wl collect the flower in the next visits.
I think matches with images in another thread by …
The images I have uploaded are flowering branches of Aspidopterys indica; I collected the flowers and fruits from same plant at a guest house in forest.
I am submitting the images of Aspidopterys indica in flowering to complete the page
Flora of Eastern Ghats: Hill Ranges of South East India, Volume 1 By T. Pullaiah, D. Muralidhara Rao, K. Sri Ramamurthy (2002- details with keys)