Hoya wightii Hook.f.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Ambri (Kannada)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : April-August
  • Collector(s) Name : Sunny Mathew; M.C Lukose
  • Collection Locality : Sugandhagiri, Wynad District; Pampa Dam, Pathanamthitta
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district, Pathanamthitta district
    • Tamil Nadu : Namakkal district, Theni district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Ravichandran, V. 2016. Taxonomic and Phytogeographical investigation on endemic plants of Western Ghats with special reference to Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary of Tamil Nadu (Ph.D. thesis work); 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=Hoya wightii. Downloaded on 19 August 2019.

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