Cynanchum tunicatum (Retz.) Alston

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Cynanchum tunicatum
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cynanchum tunicatum (Retz.) Alston
  • Common name : White Milk Vine
  • Vernacular name : Vellaippaal kodi, Aattumoolakodi (Tam.)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Flower, Fruit : October-April
  • Comments : Occasional on hills above 800 m in open deciduous forests of southern Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district) (Tamil Nadu State); Chittoor district (Andhra Pradesh State); Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4 ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. tunicatum. Downloaded on 27 February 2024.


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