Brachystelma penchalakonense Rasingam, Chorghe, Meve, Sankara Rao & Prasanna

    (Milkweed Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AAK FAMILY (आक फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : APOCYNACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Grows in crevices on rocky ground in open dry deciduous forests
  • Key identification features : Flowers with a dark green centre and convex with radial compressions in the corolla tube.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-October
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Nellore district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Rasingam L., Alok Chorghe, U. Meve, M. Sankara Rao & P. V. Prasanna (2013). Brachystelma penchalakonense (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) a new species from Andhra Pradesh, India. KEW BULLETIN VOL. 68: 663-667.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. penchalakonense. Downloaded on 17 October 2021.


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