||Vitis trifolia Linn., Cissus carnosa
Lam, Vitis carnosa (Lam.)
|| Amalbel, Gidardrak, Tamanya, Ramchana
|English / Trade Name
||Fox Grape, Bush grape, Cayratia, Three leaf cayratia,
|Vernacular /Local Name
||Amal – bel
||Up to 1000 m
||Berries globose, black, 2 – 4 seeded; seeds trigonous, rugose
||Common; miscellaneous forests of sub Himalayan tracts and sub Himalayan tracts and warmer parts.
||India; Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Myanmar, China.
||Dark grey bark
|Distribution in Haryana
||Ambala, Bhiwani, Faridabad, Fatehabad, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, M. Garh, Mewat, Morni-Pinjore, Palwal, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonepat, Yamuna Nagar
||Opposite (leaves in pairs along stem)
|Description of Species
||Large slender climbers with angular branches. Leaves 3 – foliate, petioled; leaflets usually, shortly stalked; terminal usually elliptic or obovate, apex acute, coarsely crenate or dentate; stipules oblong; tendrils opposite the leaves. Flowers greenish – white, umbellately cymes, often longer than leaves; 4 – merous. Petals 4, distinct. Fruit a berries globose, black, 2 – 4 seeded; seeds trigonous, rugose
||Leaves 3 – foliate, petioled; leaflets usually, shortly stalked; terminal usually elliptic or obovate, apex acute, coarsely crenate or dentate; stipules oblong; tendrils opposite the leaves.