Sarcostemma intermedium Decaisne

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (Milkweed Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AAK FAMILY (आक फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : APOCYNACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Cynanchum sarcomedium Meve & Liede
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Common name : East-Indian Globe Thistle
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Foothills of deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in scrub jungles, deciduous forests up to 1200m on thickets.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-December
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 21-03-2013; 11-09-2010
  • Collection Nos : FAP 39185; FAP 40077
  • Collection Locality : Kalasamudram forest, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Anantapur district
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Wayanad 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; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Ulrich Meve & Sigrid Liede-Schumann (2012). Taxonomic dissolution of Sarcostemma (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae). KEW BULLETIN VOL. 67: 751 – 758. Asclepiadoideae); 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=Sarcostemma intermedium. Downloaded on 1 April 2020.

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