Genianthus laurifolius (Roxb.) Hook.f.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (Milkweed Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AAK FAMILY (आक फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : APOCYNACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Genianthus laurifolius (Roxb.) Hook.f.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in forests of Western Ghats.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-December
  • Collection Nos : CJS 11469, KFP 106228
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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=Genianthus laurifolius. Downloaded on 1 April 2020.

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