Argyreia cymosa (Roxb.) Sweet

 
  • Family : CONVOLVULACEAE
    (Morning-Glory Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KALADANA FAMILY (कालादाना फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : CONVOLVULACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Maddi tige, Gantapala (Telugu)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests and scrub jungles
  • Comments / notes : Occasional near hedges of fields
  • Flower, Fruit : September-February
  • Collector(s) Name : K. Sankara Rao, Raja K. Swamy, Arun Singh & Siddarth
  • Collection Date : 26-10-2014; 26-01-2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-294; FAP 42021
  • Collection Locality : Talakona RF, Chittoor district (AP); Kalasamudra, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Vishakapatnam district, Krishna district, Prakasam district, East Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Bidar district, Kolar district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Puri district, Ganjam district, Gajapati district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal, Philippines
  • 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; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka;Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey 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=Argyreia cymosa. Downloaded on 1 April 2020.

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