Hemidesmus indicus var. pubescens Hook.f.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Finlaysonia wallichii (Wight) Venter
  • Vernacular name : Nannari, Suganthipaala (Tamil); Peddaakula sugandhapala teega, Sugandhipaala (Telugu)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests and scrubjungles
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills to 600m.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district, Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Prakasam district, Chittoor district, Srikakulam district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Idukki district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Gajapati district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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=Hemidesmus indicus var. pubescens. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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