Bauhinia racemosa Vahl; Bauhinia vahlii Wight & Arn. Pods of Phanera vahlii in Mathurapati Fulbari VDC Nepal. Phanera vahlii is a perennial creeper of the Caesalpiniaceae family native to the Indian. Others. Bauhinia Climber,. Maloo Creeper,. Mandhara Ilai,. Chamul,. Mehroin,. Camel’s Foot Climber. Sanskrit. Malanjhana,. Asmantaka. Tamil. Kattumandarai. Bauhinia vahlii Wight & Arnott, Prodr. Fl. Pen. Ind. Or. Baker in Hook. f. , Fl. Brit. Ind. 2: ; Parker, For. Fl. Punj. ed. 3. ; Ali in Port.

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Flora of Fergusson College campus, Pune, India: The stems are used for matting, basketry and wickerwork[ ]. Plant species composition on gauhinia rock outcrops from the northern Western Ghats, Maharashtra, India Desc: Forster Balanophoraceaea holoparasitic species is recorde Before being used, the bark is boiled and beaten with mallets, which renders it soft and pliable for being made into ropes and string for charpoys[ ].

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Of little value[ ]. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. It is of use on rocky or disturbed and bare slopes, where its can quickly clothe the ground and its large leaves protect the soil from erosion[ ]. It is used for sewing straw mats with the fresh bark[ ].

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Cooked as a pulse[ ]. Bauuhinia host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, Avhlii Desc: To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately.

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We are currently updating this section. The seeds are tonic and aphrodisiac and the leaves are demulcent and mucilaginous.

Seasonal butterfly diversity in the adjacent areas of the upper Neora Valley National Park, a part Vah,ii can be made into very strong ropes[, ]. You can unsubscribe at anytime. Encyclopedia of Life EOL.


The plant is considered to be a formidable enemy of trees in India, where it has been known to completely smother the tree vahllii which it has grown for support[ ]. A gum exudes copiously from the tree[ ].

Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. Seeds, Pods, Leaves, Flower. The flowers are pollinated by Insects. The flower buds are eaten as a vegetable. User specific search options User. Or, Login with your user account:. The present study was carried out to document the diversity of arborescent angiosperm We present a systematic, updated checklist of larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Camel’s Foot Climber.

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