Tylophora capparidifolia Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Vincetoxicum capparidifolium (Wight & Arn.) Kuntze
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills above 800m, on slopes, grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : May-January
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary (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; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Ravichandran V personal observation 2014 Aug; 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=Tylophora capparidifolia. Downloaded on 20 June 2019.

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