Caralluma edulis (Edgew.) Benth. ex Hook.f.

    (Milkweed Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AAK FAMILY (आक फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : APOCYNACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Caralluma edulis (Edgew.) Benth. ex Hook.f.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Succulent herb, stems erect, 4-angled. Leaves wedge shaped or elliptical, perishable. Flowers 2 together, from axil of leaves; sepal acute with pellucid margins.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-September
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai Suburban district, Mumbai-City district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.pp.345.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. edulis. Downloaded on 16 April 2021.


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