Parsonsia alboflavescens (Dennst.) Mabb.

 
  • Family : APOCYNACEAE
    (DOGBANE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Basionym : Periploca alboflavescens Dennst.
  • Synonym(s) : Parsonsia inodora (Lour.) M. R. & S. M. Almeida; Parsonsia laevigata (Moon) Alston; Parsonsia alboflavescens (Dennst.) Mabb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Parsonsia alboflavescens (Dennst.) Mabb.
  • Vernacular name : Penalivalli, Peenarivalli (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen, Evergreen forests, also in the plains and coast
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 750m; Not common, found growing along hedges
  • Flower, Fruit : March-June
  • Collection Nos : CJS 14431, CJS 15786
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Cuttack district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
  • World Distribution : Sri Lanka, India, Myanmar, S.China, Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi district; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara.
  • 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=Parsonsia alboflavescens. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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