Zanthoxylum tetraspermum Wight & Arn., Prodr. Fl. Ind. Orient. 1: 148 (1834) (syn: Fagara tetrasperma (Wight & Arn.) Engl.);
S. India, Sri Lanka as per POWO;
India: Evergreen or semi evergreen forests of southern W. Ghats, up to 2000 m altitude. Tamil Nadu and Karnataka; Sri Lanka as per BSI Flora of India;
Wild climbing shrub from Kothagiri area of Nilgiris
Swamy/New series/ID/78 – ID requested: 2 images.
Please ID the plant photographs.
Received from a research student in Coorg.
Local name : Choori gida (Coorg language).
Pl. check Zanthoxylum ovalifolium
Before sending my posting I checked with the suggested ID. But it is not matching. Again I will try with other species of Xanthoxylum and let you know.
As mere leaves are there we may keep it as a Zanthoxylum species.
This appears close to images at Zanthoxylum tetraspermum Wight & Arn.
POWO Catalogue of Life BSI Flora of India Flora of peninsular India