Tylophora mollissima Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Tylophora ovata (Lindl.) Hook. ex Steud.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Sholaforest
  • Flower, Fruit : May-February
  • Collector(s) Name : M.C Lukose
  • Collection Locality : Peermade, Idukki District, Kerala
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Sirumalai Hills, Palani Hills (Dindigul district)
  • Endemism : South India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; 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 mollissima. Downloaded on 22 August 2019.

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