Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Diplocyclos palmatus (L.) C. Jeffrey

Family: Cucurbitaceae Genus: Diplocyclos Species: Diplocyclos palmatus (L.) C. Jeffrey






Synonym Bryonia palmata, Zehneria erythrocarpa, Bryonopsis laciniosa Flower Color White
Common Name Shivalingi, Marble Vine Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Lollipop Climber Flowering Period July-Sept
Vernacular /Local Name Karot Akhabi Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude 200-1500 m Fruit Type Follicle
Habit Climber Fruit Details Fruit is solitary or in clusters of 2-5 it is ovoid-round, 1.5-2.5 cm when ripe it is red with longitudinal white stripes
Habitat Occurs in deciduous forests also river banks from plains Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Sri Lanka, China, Japan, Malesia, Africaand Australia Bark Details Smooth beneath, margins irregularly toothed
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Palmate
Description of Species A perennial climber with hairless stem, becoming thickened and white dotted on the ridges when older Leaf Details Leaves are broadly ovate, 3.5-14 X 4-14.5 cm, palmately lobed lobes are linear-lanceshaped to elliptic, hairless

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

No Specimen Found