Aeschynanthus parasiticus (Roxb.) Wall.

 
  • Family : GESNERIACEAE
    (GESNERIA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Gesneriaceae
  • Species : Aeschynanthus parasiticus
  • Synonym : Trichosporum grandiflorum D.Don nom. Illig.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aeschynanthus parasiticus (Roxb.) Wall.
  • Collection Nos : RRLB 5670
  • Collector(s) Name : H.O Saxena & M. Brahmam
  • Collection Date : 27/03/85
  • Collection Locality : Way to Meghasani, Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district), Odisha
  • Habitat : On tree trunks in a moist valley
  • Key identification features : A succulent creeper
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : October- February
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Common epiphyte on tree trunks and rocky hill sides in damp valleys.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Keonjhar district, Similipal Hills (Mayurbhanj district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2 ; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipal, Orissa
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Aeschynanthus parasiticus. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.

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