Toxocarpus kleinii Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Poovanna (Kannada); Ingudi (Sanskrit)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 900m. Moist deciduous forests, sacred groves
  • Flower, Fruit : November-July
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Alappuzha district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Gajapati district, Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Occasional hills above 900m
  • Native : India
  • 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; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.1. Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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=Toxocarpus kleinii. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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