Saturday 26 December 2020

Ampelocissus indica (L.) Planch.

Ampelocissus indica (L.) Planch.

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 chemballi


botanical names: Ampelocissus indica (L.) Planch. ... synonym: Ampelocissus 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 - FRLHTShodhganga - 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 - FRLHTShodhganga - 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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Wednesday 16 December 2020

Amorphophallus commutatus (Schott) Engl.

Amorphophallus commutatus (Schott) Engl.

a-mor-fo-FAL-us -- without definite form ... Dave's Botanary
kom-yoo-TAH-tus -- changing ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: dragon stalk yam, wild yam • Gujarati: જંગલી સુરણ jungali suran, મોગરીકંદ mogarikanda, શવળા shavala, વજ્રમુષ્ઠી vajramushti • Kannada: ಕಾಡು ಸುವರ್ಣಗಡ್ಡೆ kaadu suvarnagadde • Konkani: वज्रमूठ vajramuth • Malayalam: കാട്ടുചേന kaattuchena • Malvani: शेवरो shevaro • Marathi: मोगरी कंद mogari kanda, शेवळा shevala, शेवरा shevara • Tulu: ಕಾಟ್ಟುಕೇನೆ kaattukene


botanical names: Amorphophallus commutatus (Schott) Engl. ... synonyms: Conophallus commutatus Schott ... more at GBIF
Bibliography / etymology
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~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
written and spoken widely, in most parts of India
dragon stalk yam
wild yam
~~~~~ GUJARATI ~~~~~
written in: Gujarati (ગુજરાતી) ... spoken in: Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu
જંગલી સુરણ jungali suran
મોગરીકંદ mogarikanda, શવળા shavala, વજ્રમુષ્ઠી vajramushti
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
written in: Kannada (ಕನ್ನಡ) ... spoken in: Karnataka
ಕಾಡು ಸುವರ್ಣಗಡ್ಡೆ kaadu suvarnagadde
~~~~~ KONKANI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari, Kannada, Malayalam, Urdu, Roman ... spoken in: Goa, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala
वज्रमूठ vajramuth
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
written in: Malayalam (മലയാളം) ... spoken in: Kerala
കാട്ടുചേന kaattuchena
  • Many thanks to VC Balakrishnan for help with this name ... facebook
~~~~~ MALVANI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (मालवणी) ... spoken in: Maharashtra (only in the Sindhudurg district), north Goa (especially Pernem taluka) ... a dialect of Konkani with significant Marathi influences and loanwords
शेवरो shevaro
  • Many thanks to Nitin Kawthankar for help with this name ... facebook
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
written in: Devanagari (मराठी) ... spoken in: Maharashtra, Karnataka
मोगरी कंद mogari kanda
शेवळा shevala
शेवरा shevara
  • Many thanks to Nitin Kawthankar for help with this name ... facebook
~~~~~ TULU ~~~~~
written in: Kannada, Malayalam ... spoken in: Karnataka, north Kerala
ಕಾಟ್ಟುಕೇನೆ kaattukene
~~~~~ DISTRIBUTION in INDIA ~~~~~
Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra; endemic.
~~~~~ Last updated: 22-11-2023 ~~~~~
Araceae perennial endemic tuber herb "Amorphophallus commutatus" "Conophallus commutatus" "dragon stalk yam" "wild yam"

Tuesday 15 December 2020

Leucas montana (Roth) Spreng.

Leucas montana (Roth) Spreng.

LOO-kus -- from the Greek leukos (white) ... Dave's Botanary
MON-tah-nuh or mon-TAY-nuh -- of the mountains ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: mountain leucas • Bhojpuri: gitil arak • Marathi: डोंगरी बुरुंबी dongari burumbi • Telugu: కొండ తుమ్మి konda thummi


botanical names: Leucas montana (Roth) Spreng. ... synonyms: Leucas hamiltoniana Benth. • Phlomis montana Roth ... status at The Plants List (2013). Version 1.1.
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
mountain leucas
  • common name given for want of name; derived from scientific name
~~~~~ BHOJPURI ~~~~~
gitil arak
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
डोंगरी बुरुंबी dongari burumbi
  • regional name given for want of name
    डोंगरी dongari = hilly, preferred habitat of this plant; बुरुंबी burumbi = generic name for some Leucas spp.
~~~~~ TELUGU ~~~~~
కొండ తుమ్మి konda thummi
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Monday 14 December 2020

Dalbergia malabarica Prain

dal-BERG-ee-uh -- for Nils & Carl Dahlberg, Swedish botanist and officer, respectively ... Dave's Botanary
mal-uh-BAR-ih-kuh -- of or from the Malabar Coast, southern India ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: Malabar blackwood • Marathi: मलबारी शिंसवी malabari shinsavi


botanical names: Dalbergia malabarica Prain ... synonyms: Dalbergia tamarindifolia var. pubescens Baker ... GBIF
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
Malabar blackwood
  • common name given for want of name
    this plant was first collected from Malabar region; blackwood is generic name for Dalbergia spp.
~~~~~ MARATHI ~~~~~
मलबारी शिंसवी malabari shinsavi
  • regional name given for want of name
    ... मलबारी malabari = of or from Malabar region; शिंसवी shinsavi = relating to the blackwood tree
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Thursday 3 December 2020

Alternanthera brasiliana (L.) Kuntze

Alternanthera brasiliana (L.) Kuntze

al-ter-NANTH-ur-uh -- alternating anther ... Dave's Botanary
bra-sill-ee-AY-nuh -- of or from Brazil ... Dave's Botanary

commonly known as: bloodleaf, Brazilian joyweed, calico plant, copperleaf, Joseph's coat, joy weed, parrot leaf, purple alternanthera, ruby leaf • Kannada: ಕೆಮ್ಪು ಕ್ರೊಟೊನ್ kempu croton • Malayalam: ചുവന്ന ചീര chuvanna cheera, ക്രോട്ടൺ ചീര croton cheera • Tulu: ಕೆಮ್ಪು ಕ್ರೊಟೊನ್ kempu croton


botanical names: Alternanthera brasiliana (L.) Kuntze ... synonyms: Achyranthes brasilianus (L.) Standl. • Gomphrena brasiliana L. ... status at GBIF
Bibliography / etymology
~~~~~ ENGLISH ~~~~~
bloodleaf
Brazilian joyweed
calico plant
copperleaf
Joseph's coat
joy weed
parrot leaf
purple alternanthera
ruby leaf
~~~~~ KANNADA ~~~~~
ಕೆಮ್ಪು ಕ್ರೊಟೊನ್ kempu croton
  • Shodhganga - Medicinal plants of Tulunadu
    this name - ಕೆಮ್ಪು ಕ್ರೊಟೊನ್ kempu croton = red croton, is due to the reddish plant body and ornamental nature of the plant ... Shodhganga
~~~~~ MALAYALAM ~~~~~
ചുവന്ന ചീര chuvanna cheera
ക്രോട്ടൺ ചീര croton cheera
~~~~~ TULU ~~~~~
ಕೆಮ್ಪು ಕ್ರೊಟೊನ್ kempu croton
  • Shodhganga - Medicinal plants of Tulunadu
    this name - ಕೆಮ್ಪು ಕ್ರೊಟೊನ್ kempu croton = red croton, is due to the reddish plant body and ornamental nature of the plant ... Shodhganga
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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...