Ampelocissus indica (L.) Planch., Vigne Amer. Vitic. Eur. 8: 375 1884. (Syn: Ampelocissus arnottiana Planch.; Ampelopsis indica (L.) Blume; Cissus indica (L.) Walp.; Vitis indica L.);
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S-India (Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu), Sri Lanka as per Catalogue of Life;
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Scandent shrub; branches striate, ferruginous-wooly. Leaves simple, broadly ovate, sometimes angled, cordate at base, dentate-serrate at margin with teeth hardened at tip, acuminate at apex, coriaceous, glabrescent above, ferruginous-hairy beneath; petioles 2-8 cm long. Inflorescences dense racemes of umbels; primary branch ca 1 cm long; racemes 3-5 x ca 1 cm; peduncles to 5 cm long; tendrils simple, ca 10 cm long. Flowers reddish brown; pedicels ca 2 mm long. Calyx saucer-like, entire, glabrous. Petals oblong-ovate, ca 2 mm long, glabrous. Disc elongate, covering most of ovary, 5-furrowed. Berries globose; seeds suborbicular in outline, mucronate at base, ca 7 x 5.5 mm, with a longitudinal ridge and a broad groove on either side on adaxial surface and an elliptic chalazal knot and very fine fissures radiating towards margin on abaxial surface.

Flowering and fruiting: March-September
Semi-evergreen forests
Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi
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ANDEC74 Ampelocissus indica : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (6)
Agumbe, Karnataka
26th December 2014


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Agumbe :: Ampelocissus indica :: DVJAN70 : 3 posts by 2 authors.
Agumbe Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka

Date: 26 DEC 2014 … Altitude: about 700 m asl

Ampelocissus indica Planch. … (family: Vitaceae)


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Anshi Ghat Karnataka

Date: 25 MAY 2013 … Altitude: 340 – 380 m asl

Ampelocissus indica (L.) Planch. (family: Vitaceae)


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ANAPR19 Ampelocissus indica (L.) Planch. : 2 posts by 1 author. Attachments (2)
Family: Vitaceae
Date: 5th April 2015
Place: Agumbe, Karnataka
Habit: Climber
Flowers and leaves can be seen at this post.

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via Species‎ > ‎A‎ > Ampelocissus indica (L.) Planch. … family: Vitaceae

Flowers of India Discussions at efloraofindia more views in flickr more views on Google Earth
am-pel-oh-SISS-us — Greek: ampelos (vine) and Latin: cissus (ivy) … Dave’s Botanary
IN-dih-kuh or in-DEE-kuh — of or from India … Dave’s Botanary
commonly known asred-stemmed wild grape-vine • Kannadaಚೆಂಬಳ್ಳಿ chemballiತಾಮ್ರವಲ್ಲಿ tamravalli • Malayalamചെന്പറവള്ളി cenparavalli • Marathiरान द्राक्ष ran draksha • Tamilசம்பாரவல்லி campara-valli • Tuluಚೆಂಬಳ್ಳಿ chemballi
botanical namesAmpelocissus indica (L.) Planch. … synonymVitis indica L. … The Plants List (2013). Version 1.1.


Excellent photograph..


am-pel-oh-SISS-us — Greek: ampelos (vine); Latin: cissus (ivy) … Dave’s Botanary
IN-dih-kuh or in-DEE-kuh — of or from India … Dave’s Botanary
commonly known as: red-stemmed wild grape-vine • Kannada: ಚೆಂಬಳ್ಳಿ chemballi, ಸಾಂಬಾರ ಬಳ್ಳಿ sambhara balli, ಸನ್ಯಾಸಿ ಗಡ್ಡೆ sanyasi gadde, ತಾಮ್ರವಲ್ಲಿ tamravalli • Malayalam: ചെമ്പ്രവള്ളി chembravalli • Marathi: रान द्राक्ष ran draksha • Sanskrit: अम्लवेतसः amlavetasah • Tamil: சம்பாரவல்லி campara-valli • Tulu: ಚೆಂಬಳ್ಳಿ chemballibotanical namesAmpelocissus indica (L.) Planch. … synonymAmpelocissus arnottiana Planch. • Vitis indica L. … The Plants List (2013). Version 1.1.

Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
red-stemmed wild grape-vine
  • descriptive name given, for want of name
  • or simply red vine … for synonym Vitis indica L. … Tamil lexicon [Madras], University of Madras
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
ಚೆಂಬಳ್ಳಿ chemballi
  • Shodhganga – Medicinal plants of Tulunadu
  • chembu literally means copper or thamra. The plant’s tuber colour is same as that of copper … comment from Sapna J Ukkinadka at facebook.
ಸಾಂಬಾರ ಬಳ್ಳಿ sambhara balli
ಸನ್ಯಾಸಿ ಗಡ್ಡೆ sanyasi gadde
ತಾಮ್ರವಲ್ಲಿ tamravalli
  • Many thanks to Sapna J Ukkinadka for Kannada names of this plant in her post at facebook
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
ചെമ്പ്രവള്ളി chembravalli
  • ENVIS – FRLHT
  • also ചെന്പ്രാവള്ളി cenpravalli OR ചെന്പറവള്ളി cenparavalli … A Malayalam and English dictionary by Hermann Gundert
    Many thanks to Vinaya Raj V R for help with these variants of names … facebook.
  • this name shared with:
    • Ampelocissus latifolia (Roxb.) Planch. … Shodhganga – Medicinal plants of Tulunadu
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
रान द्राक्ष ran draksha
~~~~~ SANSKRIT ~~~~~
अम्लवेतसः amlavetasah
  • Shodhganga – Medicinal plants of Tulunadu
  • this name shared with:
    • Ampelocissus latifolia (Roxb.) Planch. … ENVIS – FRLHT • Shodhganga – Medicinal plants of Tulunadu
    • Cayratia trifolia (L.) Domin … ENVIS – FRLHT
    • Cissus discolor Blume … synonym of Cissus javana DC. … Shodhganga – Medicinal plants of Tulunadu
    • Cissus repens Lam. … ENVIS – FRLHT • Shodhganga – Medicinal plants of Tulunadu
    • Cissus vitiginea L. … ENVIS – FRLHT
    • Garcinia indica (Thouars) Choisy … ENVIS – FRLHT
    • Garcinia pedunculata Roxb. ex Buch.-Ham. … ENVIS – FRLHT
    • Rheum emodii Wall. ex Meisn. … synonym of Rheum australe D. Don … ENVIS – FRLHT
    • Rumex vesicarius L. … ENVIS – FRLHT
    • Solena heterophylla Lour. subsp. heterophylla … revised from Solena amplexicaulis (Lam.) Gandhi … Indian Medicinal Plants: A Compendium of 500 Species, Volume 5 by V. P. K. Nambiar
~~~~~ TAMIL ~~~~~
சம்பாரவல்லி campara-valli
  • for synonym Vitis indica L. … Tamil lexicon [Madras], University of Madras
~~~~~ TULU ~~~~~
ಚೆಂಬಳ್ಳು chemballu
  • Shodhganga – Medicinal plants of Tulunadu
  • or ಚೆಂಬಳ್ಳಿ chemballi … many thanks to Sapna J Ukkinadka for Kannada names of this plant in her post at facebook
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Names compiled / updated at https://dineshvalke.blogspot.com/2020/12/ampelocissus-indica-l-planch.html


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92 ID wild plant: 19 images.
Please ID wild plant,
Location: near Reserve Forest, Chathamattom, Ernakulam District, (Kochi) Kerala PIN:686671
Flower date: 27.04.2021, 03.45pm
Altitude: 1400fsl
Habitat: wild moisture
Plant habit: climbing, branches, purpled flexible stem, hairy, spring or hanging thread, long lasting
Height: 06 meters
Leaves: alternate, heart shaped, apex, light purple under-veins, toothed margins, red spotted base
Flower: racemose inflorescence, diameter:02mm, pale white, non fragrant
Fruit: globular green diameter:7mm, edible tamarind taste before ripen
Camera: mobile LG K10 2017 13mp +macro lens


Looks Ampelocissus species(Vitaceae)


Great …, yes it is.


I think it appears close to images at Ampelocissus indica (L.) Planch. as per comparative images at Ampelocissus and as per keys and description in Flora of Peninsular India.


 

 


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References: Catalogue of Life  POWO  The Plant List Ver.1.1  Kerala Plants  Dinesh Valke’s Flickr Post  India Biodiversity Portal  IBIS Flora  Flora of Peninsular India  Flowers of India

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