Aganosma caryophyllata (Roxb. ex. Sims) G.Don

 
  • Family : APOCYNACEAE
    (DOGBANE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Aganosma dichotoma K.Schum.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Malathi (Hindi); Malati, Palamalle, Madhumalathi, Guda palateega, Nallateega, Malathiteega (Telugu); Gandhomalati, Malati (Oria)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Comments / notes : Common along hill slops. Often planted for flowers
  • Flower, Fruit : February-September
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district, Krishna district, Guntur district, Kurnool district, Kadapa district, Chittoor district, East Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Ganjam district, Khurda district, Angul district, Nayagarh district, Koraput district
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Pullaiah, T & Ali Moulali, D., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 2; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Bangalore.
  • 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=Aganosma caryophyllata. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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