Gymnema latifolium Wall. ex Wight

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Gymnema kollimalayanum A.Ramach. & M.B.Viswan.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gymnema latifolium Wall. ex Wight
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Semi-Evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Calyx lobes ovate; corolla lobes triangular-ovate
  • Flower, Fruit : July-December
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Khandala, Pune district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district)
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India incl. Andaman & Nicobar, Bangladesh, China, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : Meve. U. and Alejandro, G.J. 2013. Taxonomy of the Asian Gymnema latifoilium (Apocyanaceae, Asclepiadoideae, Marsdenieae), including Lecto typification of the synonimous G.khandalense. Willdenowia 43 (1):81-86; A. Ramachandran and M.B. Viswanathan (2009). A new species of Gymnema (Asclepiadaceae) from the Kollihills in Peninsular India. Adansonia. 31(2): 407-411.
  • 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 latifolium. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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