Heterostemma tanjorense Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Heterostemma tanjorense var. zeylanicum Hook. f.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Palakeerai (Tamil); Barobhulan (Oria)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Comments / notes : A rare species that grows on thickets
  • Flower, Fruit : November-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district
    • Odisha : Bargarh district, Bolangir district
    • Tamil Nadu : Thanjavur district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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=Heterostemma tanjorense. Downloaded on 11 December 2019.

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