Secamone emetica (Retz.) R.Br. ex Schult.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Basionym : Periploca emetica Retz.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Secamone emetica (Retz.) R.Br. ex Schult.
  • Vernacular name : Aangravalli, Sagadam, Aangaaravalli, Siru aattaankodi, Nilamarandaikkodi (Tamil); Vanthula teega, Palateega (Telugu)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests and scrub jungles
  • Comments / notes : Often grows on foothills to 1000m
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R, Raja K.Swamy & Rajasri Ray
  • Collection Date : 11/09/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0004
  • Collection Locality : Alangayam R.F., Jawadhu Hills (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Nellore district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district, Hassan district, Bengaluru district, Chikkamagaluru district, Mysuru district, Udupi district, Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruvannamalai district, Villipuram district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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=Secamone emetica. Downloaded on 23 August 2019.

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