Leptadenia reticulata (Retz.) Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Leptadenia reticulata (Retz.) Wight & Arn.
  • Vernacular name : Dori (Hindi); Hali balli (Kannada); Palaikeerai, Palaikkodi (Tamil); Kalasa, Mukku-tu-mudu, Palateega, Gutti pala teega (Telugu); Shinguti (Marathi)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in plains and foothills of scrub jungles
  • Flower, Fruit : May-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Guntur district, Kurnool district, East Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Chittoor district, Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Kadapa district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Hassan district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Nuapada district, Puri district, Khurda district, Ganjam district, Cuttack district
    • Tamil Nadu : Villipuram district, Salem district, Dharmapuri district
  • World Distribution : India, Mauritius, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, India, Tropical Himalayas, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India.
  • 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=Leptadenia reticulata. Downloaded on 14 October 2019.

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