Brachystelma ciliatum Arekal & T.M.Ramakrishna

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Brachystelma ciliatum Arekal & T.M.Ramakrishna
  • Vernacular name : Jougunimatayalu, Wootakunimmata gadda (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Rare in sandy moist soil of dry deciduous forests. Tubers edible.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-October (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district, Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka Vol. 1; Kullayiswamy et al. 2013. Nelumbo 55: 191-195.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Brachystelma ciliatum. Downloaded on 17 June 2019.

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