Gymnema elegans Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gymnema elegans Wight & Arn.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Dry evergreen to dry deciduous forests, also in scrub jungles
  • Flower, Fruit : October-January
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Tirunelveli district
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Literature : Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1987). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 2.; Gamble 1957; 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 elegans. Downloaded on 27 June 2019.

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