Cynanchum corymbosum Wight

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Cynanchum corymbosum
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cynanchum corymbosum Wight
  • Key identification features : Climber. Stems slender, terete, pubescent, latex milky. Leaves ovate-cordate, acuminate at apex, cordate at base; stipules foliaceous, reniform. Flowers axillary corymbose cymes, white. Follicles elliptic-lanceolate, clothed with long dense fleshy spines. Seeds many, ovate, white comose apex.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Flower, Fruit : September-October
  • Comments : Rare, reported from the hills of northern Eastern Ghats in Visakhapatnam district, Andhra Pradesh State.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Sanjivini Vanam (Visakhapatnam district) (Andhra Pradesh)
  • World Distribution : India, Andaman & Nicobar (India)
  • Literature : Ravikumar & Balachandran-2014, Journal of Threatened Taxa.
  • 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=Cynanchum corymbosum. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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