Wattakaka lanceolata (Cooke) Kerr

    (Milkweed Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AAK FAMILY (आक फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : APOCYNACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dregea lanceolata (Cooke) Santapau & Wagh
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Rare on bunds of fields
  • Key identification features : Suberect shrub; stem pubescent, terete. Flowers in lateral globose cymes
  • Flower, Fruit : May-September
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Aurangabad district, Beed district, Jalna district, Kolhapur district, Nanded district, Pune district, Satara district
  • Endemism : Maharashtra
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.281. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • 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=Wattakaka lanceolata. Downloaded on 26 June 2022.


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