Boucerosia lasiantha (Wight) N.E.Br.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Basionym : Boucerosia lasiantha Wight
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Caralluma umbellata Haw.
  • Vernacular name : Godugu jamudu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Rare in dry hills of Eastern Ghats.
  • Key identification features : Succulent
  • Flower, Fruit : March-July
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Chittoor district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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 lasiantha. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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