Ceropegia candelabrum var. biflora (L.) Ansari

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Ceropegia candelabrum subsp. tuberosa (Roxb.) H.Huber; Ceropegia tuberosa Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ceropegia candelabrum L.
  • Common name : Goglet flower
  • Vernacular name : Pulla manda, Manchi manda (Telugu)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in semi-evergreen to moist deciduous forests.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-January
  • Collection Nos : Stevens 773, CJS 14103
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district, East Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district, Guntur district, Chittoor district,
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Dharwad district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district
    • Odisha : Khurda district, Gajapati district, Jagatsinghpur district, Puri district, Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Namakkal district, Dharmapuri district, Villipuram district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Tiruvannamalai district, Vellore district, Dindigul district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; 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=Ceropegia candelabrum var. biflora. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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