Caralluma stalagmifera var. longipetala Karupp. & Pull.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Caralluma stalagmifera C.E.C.Fisch.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Grows on steep rock-faces on the lower parts of hilly areas.
  • Flower, Fruit : December-June
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chitradurga district, Hassan district, Shivamogga district
    • Tamil Nadu : Madurai district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Naik, M.R. & Y.L. Krishnamurthy (2012). Journal of Threatened Taxa 4(6): 2656-2659; Karuppusamy, S. & T. Pullaiah (2007). Two new varieties of Caralluma stalagmifera C.E.C. Fisch. (Asclepiadaceae) from Peninsular India. Rheedea 17(1&2): 41–45
  • 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 stalagmifera var. longipetala. Downloaded on 15 September 2019.

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