Caralluma adscendens var. attenuata (Wight) Gravely & Mayur.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (Milkweed Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AAK FAMILY (आक फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : APOCYNACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Caralluma adscendens var. attenuata (Wight) Gravely & Mayur.
  • Vernacular name : Kallimulaiyaan (Tamil); Kundeti kommulu, Sanna Kundeti kommulu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Scrub jungles
  • Comments / notes : On plains and lower slopes to 450m.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 10/04/2009
  • Collection Nos : FAP 36908
  • Collection Locality : Thummalapalle mining area, Kadapa district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kadapa district, Chittoor district, Srikakulam district, East Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Namakkal district, Dharmapuri district, Vellore district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Caralluma adscendens var. attenuata. Downloaded on 2 July 2020.

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