Gymnema cuspidatum (Thunb.) Kuntze

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Bidaria cuspidata (Thunb.) H.Huber
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gymnema cuspidatum (Thunb.) Kuntze
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collection Nos : CJS 16957
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Shivamogga district
    • Kerala : Kannur district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Ramakrishna et al-1995, The Asclepiadaceae and Periplocaceae of Karnataka; 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=Gymnema cuspidatum. Downloaded on 8 December 2019.

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