Malayalam: Anaparuva-ആനപ്പരുവ, Parivallyപരിവള്ളി, Paruvalപരുവൽ, Paruvakkodyപരുവക്കൊടി
Climbing Aroid is commonly found on tree trunks, rocks, and walls, and in moist and wet forest areas at 2100 feet altitude, it is a climbing shrub having adventitious aerial roots, its leaves are alternatively arranged, elliptic, leathery, bright green colored, tip of leaves are long-pointed, size of leaves are 2.5 to 7.5 cm long and 0.6 to 1.6 cm wide. The fruits (berries) of the plant are 1.3-1.7 cm long, and scarlet when they are ripe.
Useful plant parts:
The roots and leaves of plants are used for epilepsy and asthma, and to reduce swelling, snake bites, Rheumatic fever, chronic malarial fever, and smallpox.
Glycosides, flavonoids, alkaloids, and phenolic compounds
Antioxidant and antipyretic
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