Ceropegia elegans Wall.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ceropegia elegans Wall.
  • Vernacular name : Kammanamkizhangu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills up to 1000m; on thickets
  • Flower, Fruit : July-April
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • 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; 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 elegans. Downloaded on 14 October 2019.

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