Ampelocissus tomentosa (B.Heyne & Roth) Planch., Vigne Amer. Vitic. Eur. 8: 375 1884. (syn: Ampelopsis ternata DC.; Vitis cinnamomea Wall.; Vitis cinnamomea Wall.; Vitis labrusca Lour.; Vitis lanata Wall.; Vitis obtusifolia Buch.-Ham. ex Wall.; Vitis oppositifolia Buch.-Ham. ex Steud.; Vitis ternata Roth ex Roem. & Schult.; Vitis tomentosa Heyne ex Roth; Vitis trifida Roth; Vitis triloba Roth); 
India (Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat,
Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu), Bangladesh, Myanmar [Burma]
as per Catalogue of Life;
Common name: Hairy Wild Grape

Scandent shrubs; branchlets and leaves densely woolly. Leaves 15 x 15 cm, broadly ovate, 3-5-lobed, lobes acute, base cordate, serrate, densely floccose beneath, basally 5-nerved, tendrils branched; petiole to 6 cm, floccose. Cymes many branched, peduncles to 7 cm; flowers 5-merous, reddish; calyx lobes 1 mm, triangular, woolly; petals 2 mm, ovate, glabrous, disc prominent; stamens 5; ovary conical, stigma sessile.

Flowering and fruiting: April-July
Semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests
Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi)



ARJUL35 Confirmation of ID- Ampelocissus tomentosa? : 6 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (2).
Bangalore 20th July

Vitis sp.



Please refer this link (herbarium of Ampelocissus tomentosa) –

I have also attached another photo clicked on the same day.
Attachments (1) 

Yes, it does look like Ampelocissus tomentosa (= Vitis tomentosa).
It is characterized mainly by – Inflorescence tendril-bearing; leaves deeply 3-5-lobed, tomentose above, cobwebby beneath; stems floccose-tomentose.





Camp Gee Dee Bangalore
August 2014

I think the ID is correct.


12 AUG 2017 VNR 01: ID : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (8)

Date/Time- 12-08-2017 11AM

Location: Hills of Puttaparthi, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh

Altitude: 1900 ft.

Vitaceae member?   

it is a species of Ampelocissus. It may be A.tomentosa 

It is Ampelocissus tomentosa of Vitaceae 


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