Raphistemma pulchellum (Roxb.) Wall.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Raphistemma pulchellum
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Raphistemma pulchellum (Roxb.) Wall.
  • Key identification features : Twining shrub. Stems glabrous. Leaves broadly ovate, cordate at base, apiculate at apex, glabrous above, pubescent beneath. Follicle single,turgid with curved beak. Seed many, white comose.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Flower, Fruit : September-October
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • 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=Raphistemma pulchellum. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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