Friday 12 January 2024

Oxystelma esculentum (L.f.) R.Br.

Oxystelma esculentum (L.f.) R.Br.

oks-see-STEL-ma -- Greek: oxys (sharp); stelma (girdle); in reference to the sharp segments of the corona ... Dave's Botanary
es-kew-LEN-tum -- edible ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: needle-leaved swallow-wort, rosy milkweed vine • Assamese: বেঙেনা বুলিয়া লতা bengena bulia lota, গংগামালা gongamala • Bengali: দুধী dudhi, দুধিয়ালতা dudhiyalata, ক্ষীরাই kshirai • Dogri: गुलाबी दोधल gulabhi dodhal • Gujarati: જલડોડી jaldodi, જલદુધી jaldudhi, નારોટ narot • Hindi: दूधी dudhi, दूधिया लता dudhiya lata, दुग्धिका dugdhika, गर्भिणी garbhini, पयस्या payasya • Kannada: ದುಗ್ಧಿಕ dugdhika, ಮೇಕೆ ಕೊಂಬು ಬಳ್ಳಿ maeke kombu balli • Konkani: दुधाणी dudhaani • Malayalam: കിണികിണിപ്പാല kinikinippala • Marathi: दुधाणी dudhaani, दुधारी dudhaari, दुधतानी dudhataani • Nepali: अनारसिङ्गे लहरो anaarasinge laharo • Odia: ଦୁଧିଆ ଲତା dudhia lata, ଦୁଧିଆ ମେଣ୍ଢି dudhia mendhi, ଦୁଗ୍ଧିକା dugdhika, ସେବକାଳୁ sebakalu, ଉତ୍ତମା uttama • Punjabi: ਗਨੀ gani, ਘਰੋਟ gharot • Sanskrit: दुग्धिका dugdhika, क्षीरिणी kshirini, उत्तम uttama, उत्तमफलिनी uttamaphalini, युग्मफलोत्तम yugmaphalottama • Tamil: ஊசிப்பாலை uci-p-palai, உத்தமை uttamai • Telugu: చిరుపాల chirupala, దూది పాల dudipala, నేల పాల nelapala, పాలకూర pala-kura, పిన్న పాల pinnapala, సేప sepa • Urdu: ددهي duddhi, دگدهکا dugdhika, گربهني garbhini, پيسيا payasya


botanical names: Oxystelma esculentum (L.f.) R.Br. ... synonyms: Asclepias rosea Roxb. • Oxystelma secamone (L.) H.Karst. • Periploca esculenta L.f. • Sarcostemma secamone (L.) Bennet ... list of synonyms at Hassler, Michael (1994 - 2024): World Plants. Synonymic Checklist and Distribution of the World Flora. Version 18.3; last update Jan. 3rd, 2024. Last accessed 11/01/2024.
Bibliography / etymology
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~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
written and spoken widely, in most parts of India
needle-leaved swallow-wort
rosy milkweed vine
~~~~~ ASSAMESE ~~~~~
written in: Assamese (অসমীয়া) ... spoken in: Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya
বেঙেনা বুলিয়া লতা bengena bulia lota, গংগামালা gongamala
  • Many thanks to Brahmananda Patiri and Ashim Gogoi for help with this name ... facebook
~~~~~ BENGALI ~~~~~
written in: Bengali (বাংলা) ... spoken in: West Bengal, Assam, Jharkhand, Tripura, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
দুধী dudhi, ক্ষীরাই kshirai (or ক্ষিরুই kshirui)
  • Many thanks to Dollar Hasan for help with this name ... facebook
দুধিয়ালতা dudhiyalata
~~~~~ DOGRI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (डोगरी) ... spoken in: Jammu & Kashmir ... spoken by the Dogras
गुलाबी दोधल gulabhi dodhal
  • Many thanks to OM Prakash Vidyarthi for help with this name ... facebook
~~~~~ GUJARATI ~~~~~
written in: Gujarati (ગુજરાતી) ... spoken in: Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu
જલડોડી jaldodi
જલદુધી jaldudhi
નારોટ narot
~~~~~ HINDI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (हिन्दी) ... spoken in: Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan
दूधी dudhi
दूधिया लता dudhiya lata
दुग्धिका dugdhika, गर्भिणी garbhini, पयस्या payasya
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
written in: Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ) ... spoken in: Karnataka
ದುಗ್ಧಿಕ dugdhika
ಮೇಕೆ ಕೊಂಬು ಬಳ್ಳಿ maeke kombu balli
~~~~~ KONKANI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (कोंकणी), Kannada (ಕೊಂಕಣಿ), Malayalam (കൊംകണീ), Perso-Arabic (کونکنی), Romi (Konknni) ... spoken in: Goa, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala, Gujarat
दुधाणी dudhaani
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
written in: Malayalam (മലയാളം) ... spoken in: Kerala
കിണികിണിപ്പാല kinikinippala
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (मराठी) ... spoken in: Maharashtra, Karnataka
दुधाणी dudhaani
दुधारी dudhaari, दुधतानी dudhataani
~~~~~ NEPALI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (नेपाली) ... spoken in: Nepal, West Bengal, Assam, Sikkim
अनारसिङ्गे लहरो anaarasinge laharo
~~~~~ ODIA ~~~~~
written in: Odia (ଓଡ଼ିଆ) ... spoken in: Odisha, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
ଦୁଧିଆ ଲତା dudhia lata, ଦୁଗ୍ଧିକା dugdhika
ଦୁଧିଆ ମେଣ୍ଢି dudhia mendhi (or ଦୁଧିଆ ମେଞ୍ଚି dudhia menchi), ସେବକାଳୁ sebakalu
ଉତ୍ତମା uttama
~~~~~ PUNJABI ~~~~~
written in: Gurmukhi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ) ... spoken in: Punjab
ਗਨੀ gani, ਘਰੋਟ gharot
~~~~~ SANSKRIT ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (संस्कृतम्) ... used all over India by priests and scholars
दुग्धिका dugdhika, उत्तम uttama, उत्तमफलिनी uttamaphalini, युग्मफलोत्तम yugmaphalottama
  • Learn Sanskrit - पठत संस्कृतम् - शब्दकोशः
क्षीरिणी kshirini
~~~~~ TAMIL ~~~~~
written in: Tamil (தமிழ்) ... spoken in: Tamil Nadu, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
ஊசிப்பாலை uci-p-palai
உத்தமை uttamai
  • for needle-leaved swallow-wort ... Tamil lexicon [Madras], University of Madras
~~~~~ TELUGU ~~~~~
written in: Telugu ( తెలుగు) ... spoken in: Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
పాలకూర pala-kura
చిరుపాల chirupala, దూది పాల dudipala, నేల పాల nelapala, పిన్న పాల pinnapala, సేప sepa
~~~~~ URDU ~~~~~
written in: Urdu (اردو) ... spoken in: Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka
ددهي duddhi, دگدهکا dugdhika, گربهني garbhini, پيسيا payasya
~~~~~ DISTRIBUTION in INDIA ~~~~~
Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Daman, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, *Manipur, Odisha, Punjab, *Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, *Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal
* no given name / no name found, in the regional language(s) of the state
~~~~~ Last updated: 12-01-2024 ~~~~~
Apocynaceae Asclepiadaceae Asclepiadoideae herb climber "Oxystelma esculentum" "Asclepias rosea" "Oxystelma secamone" "Periploca esculenta" "Sarcostemma secamone" "needle-leaved swallow-wort" "rosy milkweed vine"

Wednesday 10 January 2024

Oxyceros rugulosus (Thwaites) Tirveng.

Oxyceros rugulosus (Thwaites) Tirveng.

ok-see-KER-os -- Greek: oxys (sharp), keras (horn); referring to thorny habit ... Dave's Botanary
rug-yoo-LOH-sus -- finely wrinkled ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: climbing randia • Kannada: ಬಳ್ಳಿ ಕಾರೆ balli kaare • Konkani: वेल गेळा vel gela • Malayalam: വള്ളിക്കാര vallikkaara • Marathi: वेल गेळा vel gela • Tamil: கொடிக்காரை kodi karai


botanical names: Oxyceros rugulosus (Thwaites) Tirveng. ... homotypic synonyms: Aidia rugulosa (Thwaites) Swamin. • Griffithia rugulosa Thwaites • Randia rugulosa (Thwaites) Hook.f. ... POWO, retrieved 01 January 2024
Bibliography / etymology
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~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
written and spoken widely, in most parts of India
climbing randia
  • name coined, for want of name, by Flowers of India, retrieved January 01, 2024
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
written in: Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ) ... spoken in: Karnataka
ಬಳ್ಳಿ ಕಾರೆ balli kaare
  • Many thanks to Gurumurthi Hegde for help with this name ... efloraofindia
~~~~~ KONKANI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (कोंकणी), Kannada (ಕೊಂಕಣಿ), Malayalam (കൊംകണീ), Perso-Arabic (کونکنی), Romi (Konknni) ... spoken in: Goa, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala, Gujarat
वेल गेळा vel gela
  • name borrowed from Marathi, for want of name
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
written in: Malayalam (മലയാളം) ... spoken in: Kerala
വള്ളിക്കാര vallikkaara
  • Many thanks to Vinaya Raj V R and VC Balakrishnan for help with this name ... facebook
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (मराठी) ... spoken in: Maharashtra, Karnataka
वेल गेळा vel gela
  • name coined, for want of name, by Shrikant Ingalhalikar, the author of Further Flowers of Sahyadri, the second among the three field guides to identify plants of northern Western Ghats of India, based on flowers
~~~~~ TAMIL ~~~~~
written in: Tamil (தமிழ்) ... spoken in: Tamil Nadu, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
கொடிக்காரை kodi karai
  • Many thanks to Dr Vijayasankar Raman for help with coining this name ... efloraofindia
~~~~~ DISTRIBUTION in INDIA ~~~~~
Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu
~~~~~ Last updated: 10-01-2024 ~~~~~
Rubiaceae perennial climber shrub "Oxyceros rugulosus" "Aidia rugulosa" "Griffithia rugulosa" "Randia rugulosa" "climbing randia"

Monday 1 January 2024

Osbeckia muralis Naudin

Osbeckia muralis Naudin

os-BEK-ee-a -- named for Pehr Osbeck, Swedish explorer and naturalist ... Dave's Botanary
mur-AH-liss -- found growing on walls ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: wall osbeckia • Kannada: ಗಿಡ್ಡ ನೆಕ್ಕರೆ gidda nekkare, ಗಿಡ್ಡ ನೆಕ್ಕರಿಕ gidda nekkarika • Konkani: धाकटी नाकेरी dhakti nakeri • Malayalam: ചെന്തുമ്പ chenthumpa, ചെറുകുളത്തി cherukulathi • Marathi: गुलबेकी gulbeki • Sanskrit: तिनीशः tinisah • Tamil: செந்தும்பை cen-tumpai • Telugu: బురద అల్లి burada alli • Tulu: ದೈ ನೆಕ್ಕರೆ dai nekkare


botanical names: Osbeckia muralis Naudin ... heterotypic synonyms: Osbeckia truncata D.Don ex Wight & Arn. • Osbeckia zeylanica Steud. ex Naudin ... and more at POWO, retrieved 31 December 2023
Bibliography / etymology
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~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
written and spoken widely, in most parts of India
wall osbeckia
  • name coined, for want of name, by Flowers of India, retrieved December 31, 2023
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
written in: Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ) ... spoken in: Karnataka
ಗಿಡ್ಡ ನೆಕ್ಕರೆ gidda nekkare, ಗಿಡ್ಡ ನೆಕ್ಕರಿಕ gidda nekkarika
~~~~~ KONKANI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (कोंकणी), Kannada (ಕೊಂಕಣಿ), Malayalam (കൊംകണീ), Perso-Arabic (کونکنی), Romi (Konknni) ... spoken in: Goa, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala, Gujarat
धाकटी नाकेरी dhakti nakeri
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
written in: Malayalam (മലയാളം) ... spoken in: Kerala
ചെന്തുമ്പ chenthumpa
  • Many thanks to Sam Kuzhalanattu for help with this name ... efloraofindia
ചെറുകുളത്തി cherukulathi
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (मराठी) ... spoken in: Maharashtra, Karnataka
गुलबेकी gulbeki
  • name coined, for want of name, by Shrikant Ingalhalikar, the author of Flowers of Sahyadri, the first among the three field guides to identify plants of northern Western Ghats of India, based on flowers
~~~~~ SANSKRIT ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (संस्कृतम्) ... used all over India by priests and scholars
तिनीशः tinisah
~~~~~ TAMIL ~~~~~
written in: Tamil (தமிழ்) ... spoken in: Tamil Nadu, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
செந்தும்பை cen-tumpai
~~~~~ TELUGU ~~~~~
written in: Telugu ( తెలుగు) ... spoken in: Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
బురద అల్లి burada alli
  • for Osbeckia zeylanica Steud. ex Naudin ... Flora Andhrika - Plant Wealth of Andhra Pradesh, India
~~~~~ TULU ~~~~~
written in: Kannada, Malayalam ... spoken in: Karnataka, north Kerala
ದೈ ನೆಕ್ಕರೆ dai nekkare
~~~~~ DISTRIBUTION in INDIA ~~~~~
Andhra Pradesh, *Bihar, Goa, *Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, *Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, *Odisha, Tamil Nadu, *Uttar Pradesh
* no given name / no name found, in the regional language(s) of the state
~~~~~ Last updated: 10-01-2024 ~~~~~
Melastomataceae Melastomaceae annual herb "Osbeckia muralis" "Osbeckia truncata" "Osbeckia zeylanica" "wall osbeckia"

Sunday 31 December 2023

Osbeckia gracilis Bedd.

Osbeckia gracilis Bedd.

os-BEK-ee-a -- named for Pehr Osbeck, Swedish explorer and naturalist ... Dave's Botanary
GRASS-il-is -- graceful; slender ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: slender osbeckia • Kannada: ಸಣ್ಣ ನೆಕ್ಕರೆ sanna nekkare • Malayalam: ചെറിയ കലദി cheriya kalathi • Tamil: சிறுகடலை chiru-katalai


botanical names: Osbeckia gracilis Bedd. ... heterotypic synonyms: Osbeckia lineolata Gamble • Osbeckia sublaevia Cogn. ... and more at POWO, retrieved 31 December 2023
Bibliography / etymology
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~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
written and spoken widely, in most parts of India
slender osbeckia
  • name coined, for want of name, by Flowers of India, retrieved December 31, 2024
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
written in: Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ) ... spoken in: Karnataka
ಸಣ್ಣ ನೆಕ್ಕರೆ sanna nekkare
  • name coined, for want of name; ಸಣ್ಣ sanna = small, or slender; ನೆಕ್ಕರೆ nekkare = name given to Melastoma malabathricum L.
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
written in: Malayalam (മലയാളം) ... spoken in: Kerala
ചെറിയ കലദി cheriya kalathi
  • name coined, for want of name; ചെറിയ cheriya = small, or slender; കലദി kalathi = name given to Melastoma malabathricum L.
~~~~~ TAMIL ~~~~~
written in: Tamil (தமிழ்) ... spoken in: Tamil Nadu, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
சிறுகடலை chiru-katalai
  • name coined, for want of name; சிறு chiru = small, or slender; கடலை katalai = name given to Melastoma malabathricum L.
~~~~~ DISTRIBUTION in INDIA ~~~~~
Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu; endemic
~~~~~ Last updated: 31-12-2023 ~~~~~

Origanum vulgare L.

Origanum vulgare L.

or-RI-ga-num -- Greek: oros (mountain), ganos (beauty/brightness) ... Dave's BotanaryWikipedia
vul-GAIR-ee -- common ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: oregano, wild marjoram • Arabic: سعتر sa'tar • Bengali: জংলী মরুয়া jungli marua • Dogri: मरुआ marua • Hindi: बनतुलसी ban tulsi, सथ्रा sathra, मिरज़ानजोश mirzanjosh • Kannada: ಮರುಗ maruga • Kashmiri: مرزن جوش मर्ज़नजोश marzan-josh, वन बबर van babbar • Konkani: मिज्रीकांव mijrikamv • Malayalam: കാട്ടുമറുവ kaattumaruva • Nepali: राम तुलसी raam tulasee, सजीवन sajiwan • Odia: ସପ୍ତଳା saptala, ସାରା sara • Punjabi: ਮਿਰਜਨਜੋਸ਼ਾ mirzanjosha • Sanskrit: मरुवक maruvaka • Telugu: మృదు మరువం mridumaruvamu • Urdu: صعتر satar, زعتر zatar


botanical names: Origanum vulgare L. ... accepted infraspecifics: Origanum vulgare subsp. vulgare ... synonyms: Origanum creticum L. • Origanum officinale Gueldenst. • Origanum orientale Mill. ... and more listed at Synonymic Checklist and Distribution of the World Flora. Version 18.3; last update Dec. 27th, 2023. Last accessed 30/12/2023.
Bibliography / etymology
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~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
written and spoken widely, in most parts of India
oregano, wild marjoram
~~~~~ ARABIC ~~~~~
written in: Arabic (عَرَبِيّ) ... spoken in: various states of India ... Wikipedia
سعتر sa'tar
~~~~~ BENGALI ~~~~~
written in: Bengali (বাংলা) ... spoken in: West Bengal, Assam, Jharkhand, Tripura, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
জংলী মরুয়া jungli marua
~~~~~ DOGRI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (डोगरी) ... spoken in: Jammu & Kashmir ... spoken by the Dogras
मरुआ marua
  • Many thanks to OM Prakash Vidyarthi for help with this name ... facebook
~~~~~ HINDI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (हिन्दी) ... spoken in: Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan
बनतुलसी ban tulsi
सथ्रा sathra, मिरज़ानजोश mirzanjosh
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
written in: Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ) ... spoken in: Karnataka
ಮರುಗ maruga
~~~~~ KASHMIRI ~~~~~
written in: Koshur (Perso-Arabic كٲشُر), Devanagari (कश्मीरी), ... spoken in: Kashmir
مرزن جوش मर्ज़नजोश marzan-josh
वन बबर van babbar
  • Many thanks to OM Prakash Vidyarthi for help with this name ... facebook
~~~~~ KONKANI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (कोंकणी), Kannada (ಕೊಂಕಣಿ), Malayalam (കൊംകണീ), Perso-Arabic (کونکنی), Romi (Konknni) ... spoken in: Goa, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala, Gujarat
मिज्रीकांव mijrikamv
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
written in: Malayalam (മലയാളം) ... spoken in: Kerala
കാട്ടുമറുവ kaattumaruva
~~~~~ NEPALI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (नेपाली) ... spoken in: Nepal, West Bengal, Assam, Sikkim
राम तुलसी raam tulasee
सजीवन sajiwan
~~~~~ ODIA ~~~~~
written in: Odia (ଓଡ଼ିଆ) ... spoken in: Odisha, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
ସପ୍ତଳା saptala, ସାରା sara
~~~~~ PUNJABI ~~~~~
written in: Gurmukhi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ) ... spoken in: Punjab
ਮਿਰਜਨਜੋਸ਼ਾ mirzanjosha
~~~~~ SANSKRIT ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (संस्कृतम्) ... used all over India by priests and scholars
मरुवक maruvaka
~~~~~ TELUGU ~~~~~
written in: Telugu ( తెలుగు) ... spoken in: Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
మృదు మరువం mridumaruvamu
~~~~~ URDU ~~~~~
written in: Urdu (اردو) ... spoken in: Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka
صعتر satar, زعتر zatar
~~~~~ DISTRIBUTION in INDIA ~~~~~
naturalised in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand; elsewhere known for its use as spice
~~~~~ Last updated: 31-12-2023 ~~~~~
Lamiaceae Labiatae perennial herb "Origanum creticum" "Origanum vulgare subsp vulgare" "Origanum officinale" "Origanum orientale" oregano "wild marjoram"

Thursday 28 December 2023

Tetrapilus dioicus (Roxb.) L.A.S.Johnson

Tetrapilus dioicus (Roxb.) L.A.S.Johnson

¿ tet-ra-PY-lus ? -- Greek: tetra (four); pilus (short hair) OR pilos (ball) ... meaning not found
dy-oh-EE-kus -- male and female flowers on separate plants ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: rose sandalwood, wild olive • Assamese: বনভলুকা bonbholuka, পৰেং poreng • Bengali: অট্ট জাম atta jam • Coorgi: ತಡಲೆ thadale • Kannada: ಅಕ್ಕಿ ವರಲು akki varalu, ಅರಿಮರ arimara, ಬಾರನೂಕ baaranooka, ಬಿಳಿ ಸರೊಳಿ bili saroli, ಎಡಲ edala, ಹೆಜ್ಜೆ ಕರಕಲು hejje karakalu, ಹೆಕ್ಕೆ ರಕಲು hekke rakalu, ಮಹೋದಲೆ mahodale, ಪಾರುಜಂಬು paarujambu, ಸಡ್ಳಿ sadli • Lepcha: timburnyok • Malayalam: ഇടല itala, കരിവെട്ടി karivetti, പാലരണ paalarana, മണിത്താളി manithaali, വയല vayala • Marathi: करंब karamba, लौकी lauki, पारजांब parjamba • Nagamese: chapu • Nepali: काला किकोने kala kikone, काला किमोनी kala kimoni • Tamil: எடாலி etaali, இடலை italai, கோலி koli, காட்டொலிவம் kattolivam, பயார் payaar • Tulu: ಅರಿಮರೊ arimaro, ಬಿಳಿ ಸರೊಳಿ bili saroli


botanical names: Tetrapilus dioicus (Roxb.) L.A.S.Johnson ... homotypic synonyms: Olea dioica Roxb. ... heterotypic synonyms: Olea laevis Stokes • Picricarya oppositifolia Dennst. ... POWO, retrieved 18 December 2023
Bibliography / etymology
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~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
written and spoken widely, in most parts of India
rose sandalwood
  • for Olea dioica Roxb. ... Flowers of India, retrieved August 23Decembder 26, 2023
  • for Olea dioica Roxb. ... wood is highly sweet-scented - used for carving, cabinet making etc. ... Digital Flora of Karnataka by Herbarium JCB
wild olive
  • for Olea dioica Roxb. ... Tamil lexicon [Madras], University of Madras
  • the genus name Olea -- classical Latin name for olive ... Dave's Botanary
~~~~~ ASSAMESE ~~~~~
written in: Assamese (অসমীয়া) ... spoken in: Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya
বনভলুকা bonbholuka
  • Many thanks to Monoj Nath for help with this name ... facebook
  • for Olea dioica Roxb. ... Flora of Assam Vol III by U N Kanjilal, P C Kanjilal, A Das, R N De ... this name prevalent in Sibsagar
পৰেং poreng
~~~~~ BENGALI ~~~~~
written in: Bengali (বাংলা) ... spoken in: West Bengal, Assam, Jharkhand, Tripura, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
অট্ট জাম atta jam
~~~~~ COORGI ~~~~~
written in: Kodava, Kannada (ಕೊಡವ), Malayalam (കൊഡവ) ... spoken in: Coorg district of Karnataka ... other names for this language: Codava, Kodava
ತಡಲೆ thadale
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
written in: Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ) ... spoken in: Karnataka
ಅಕ್ಕಿ ವರಲು akki varalu
ಅರಿಮರ arimara
ಬಾರನೂಕ baaranooka
ಬಿಳಿ ಸರೊಳಿ bili saroli
ಎಡಲ edala
ಹೆಜ್ಜೆ ಕರಕಲು hejje karakalu, ಹೆಕ್ಕೆ ರಕಲು hekke rakalu, ಸಡ್ಳಿ sadli
ಮಹೋದಲೆ mahodale
ಪಾರುಜಂಬು paarujambu
~~~~~ LEPCHA ~~~~~
written in: Lepcha (or Róng), Tibetan ... spoken in: Sikkim, West Bengal
timburnyok
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
written in: Malayalam (മലയാളം) ... spoken in: Kerala
ഇടല itala (or എടല etala), പാലരണ paalarana, മണിത്താളി manithaali
കരിവെട്ടി karivetti
വയല vayala
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (मराठी) ... spoken in: Maharashtra, Karnataka
करंब karamba
लौकी lauki
  • for Olea dioica Roxb. ... विकासपीडिया - ज्ञानाचा पोर्टल - भारताच्या विकासाचे प्रवेशद्वार उपक्रम (powered by MEIT & C-DAC)
  • for Olea dioica Roxb. ... The Useful Plants of India, Publications & Information Directorate, CSIR
पारजांब parjamba
~~~~~ NAGAMESE ~~~~~
written in: Roman ... spoken in: Nagaland ... the Naga languages are a geographic and ethnic grouping of languages, spoken mostly by Naga peoples
chapu
  • for Olea dioica Roxb. ... Flora of Assam Vol III by U N Kanjilal, P C Kanjilal, A Das, R N De
~~~~~ NEPALI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (नेपाली) ... spoken in: Nepal, West Bengal, Assam, Sikkim
काला किकोने kala kikone
काला किमोनी kala kimoni
~~~~~ TAMIL ~~~~~
written in: Tamil (தமிழ்) ... spoken in: Tamil Nadu, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
இடலை italai, காட்டொலிவம் kattolivam
  • for Olea dioica Roxb. ... Tamil lexicon [Madras], University of Madras
எடாலி etaali, கோலி koli, பயார் payaar
~~~~~ TULU ~~~~~
written in: Kannada, Malayalam ... spoken in: Karnataka, north Kerala
ಅರಿಮರೊ arimaro
ಬಿಳಿ ಸರೊಳಿ bili saroli
~~~~~ DISTRIBUTION in INDIA ~~~~~
Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Kerala, **Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, **Odisha, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, **Uttarakhand, West Bengal
** distribution doubtful
~~~~~ Last updated: 28-12-2023 ~~~~~
Oleaceae evergreen tree "Tetrapilus dioicus" "Olea dioica" "Olea laevis" "Picricarya oppositifolia" "rose sandalwood" "wild olive"

Sunday 17 December 2023

Olax psittacorum (Lam.) Vahl

Olax psittacorum (Lam.) Vahl

OL-aks -- smelling; referring to plant's odorous nature ... Wikipedia
sit-a-KOR-um -- Greek: psittakos (of parrots) ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: parrot olax, sprawling olax • Bengali: ককো আরু koko-aru • Gondi: अरदफरी aradphari, कोरपा बाजी korpa bhaji • Hindi: कटीहरी katihari, ढेनिआनी dheniani • Kannada: ಬಾಪನಮುಷ್ಠಿ baapanamushti, ಕರಡು karadu • Kui: madalkura • Marathi: हरतफरी haratfari, हरडुली harduli, उर्चिर्री urchirri • Odia: ବଦର badara, ଭଦଭଦଳିଆ bhadabhadalia • Santal: ᱦᱩᱱᱰ hund • Tamil: கடலிறஞ்சி kataliranci • Telugu: బాపనముష్టి baapanamushti, మురికి మల్లె muriki malle, తురకవేప turakavepa


botanical names: Olax psittacorum (Lam.) Vahl ... synonyms: Fissilia psittacorum Lam. • Olax scandens Roxb. ... and more at Synonymic Checklist and Distribution of the World Flora. Last accessed 15/12/2023.
Bibliography / etymology
Links listed as references in the notes below, may not remain valid permanently. Portals / websites have a tendency to re-organize / revise their content, leading to change in URLs of pages in their site. Some sites may even close down at their own will.
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
written and spoken widely, in most parts of India
parrot olax
  • name coined by Flowers of India, for want of name; derived from the epithet psittacorum = of parrots
sprawling olax
  • name coined, for want of name; loose translation of Olax scandens, a synonym of this species
~~~~~ BENGALI ~~~~~
written in: Bengali (বাংলা) ... spoken in: West Bengal, Assam, Jharkhand, Tripura, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
ককো আরু koko-aru
  • Many thanks to Dr Usha Desai for help with this name ... efloraofindia
  • for Olax scandens Roxb. ... BENGAL PLANTS VOL. I by PRAIN, DAVID
~~~~~ GONDI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (गोंडी), Gunjala Gondi, Masaram Gondi, Telugu ... spoken in: Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana ... native name of this language: Koitur
अरदफरी aradphari
कोरपा बाजी korpa baji
~~~~~ HINDI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (हिन्दी) ... spoken in: Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan
ढेनिआनी dheniani
  • or धेनिआनी dheniani ... many thanks to Dr Ritesh Kumar Choudhary for help with this name ... efloraofindia
  • for Olax scandens Roxb. ... BENGAL PLANTS VOL. I by PRAIN, DAVID
कटीहरी katihari
  • for Olax scandens Roxb. ... Plants of Bihar Bihar Forestry Development Corporation Limited
  • the name rendered in native script needs validation
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
written in: Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ) ... spoken in: Karnataka
ಬಾಪನಮುಷ್ಠಿ baapanamushti
ಕರಡು karadu
~~~~~ KUI ~~~~~
written in: Odia (କୁଇ) ... spoken in: Odisha, Andhra Pradesh ... spoken by the Kandhas ... other names for this language: Kandh, Khondi, Khond, Khondo, Kanda, Kodu, Kodulu, Kuinga, Kuy
madalkura
  • for Olax scandens Roxb. ... A Manual of Indian Timbers by Gamble, James Sykes
  • for Olax scandens Roxb. ... Indian Woods - their identification, properties and uses - Vol. II
  • the name needs to be rendered in native script
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (मराठी) ... spoken in: Maharashtra, Karnataka
हरतफरी haratfari
हरडुली harduli
उर्चिर्री urchirri
~~~~~ ODIA ~~~~~
written in: Odia (ଓଡ଼ିଆ) ... spoken in: Odisha, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
ବଦର badara
ଭଦଭଦଳିଆ bhadabhadalia
~~~~~ SANTALI ~~~~~
written in: Ol Chiki (ᱥᱟᱱᱛᱟᱲᱤ), Bengali (সাঁওতালী), Odia (ସାନ୍ତାଳୀ), Devanagari (सान्ताली), Roman ... spoken in: Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha
ᱦᱩᱱᱰ hund
  • for Olax scandens Roxb. ... BENGAL PLANTS VOL. I by PRAIN, DAVID
~~~~~ TAMIL ~~~~~
written in: Tamil (தமிழ்) ... spoken in: Tamil Nadu, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
கடலிறஞ்சி kataliranci
~~~~~ TELUGU ~~~~~
written in: Telugu ( తెలుగు) ... spoken in: Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
బాపనముష్టి baapanamushti, మురికి మల్లె muriki malle
తురకవేప turakavepa
~~~~~ DISTRIBUTION in INDIA ~~~~~
Andhra Pradesh, *Assam, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal
* no given name / no name found, in the regional language(s) of the state
~~~~~ Last updated: 17-12-2023 ~~~~~
Olacaceae scandent climbing shrub "Olax psittacorum" "Fissilia psittacorum" "Olax scandens" "sprawling olax"

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