Ceropegia pullaiahii Raja Kullayisw., Sandhyar. & Karupp.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Vernacular name : Bodanimmatagadda (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Found only from its type locality in Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh State at an altitude of 714 m on steep exposed slopes of open dry deciduous forest.
  • Key identification features : Slender twining herb of about 2 m long, glabrous. Inflorescence in 2-3 flowered cymes, pedicel glabrous. Flowers up to 8.5 cm long, lower inflated part of corolla tube distinctly dilated and forming a globose structure at base.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-December
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 02/01/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-0360
  • Collection Locality : Dry deciduous forests, merged with Cymbopogon grass
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Eastern Ghats (Andhra Pradesh)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Nordic J. Bot. 31(2): 166. 2012 [7 Nov 2012]
  • 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 pullaiahii. Downloaded on 27 June 2019.

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