Caralluma adscendens var. attenuata (Wight) Gravely & Mayur.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Caralluma adscendens
  • Variety : attenuata
  • Basionym : Caralluma attenuata Wight
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Caralluma adscendens var. attenuata (Wight) Gravely & Mayur.
  • Vernacular name : Kallimulaiyaan (Tam.); Kundeti kommulu, Sanna Kundeti kommulu (Tel.)
  • Collection Nos : FAP 36908
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 10/04/09
  • Collection Locality : Thummalapalle mining area, Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh State
  • Habitat : Scrub forest
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Native : India
  • Comments : On plains and lower slopes to 450 m.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Dharmapuri district, Koundinya Wildlife Sanctuary, Panapakkam Forest (Vellore district, former North Arcot), Vandalur Forest (Kanchipuram district, former Chengalpattu district) (Tamil Nadu State); Anantapur district, Gani R.F. (Kurnool district), Palakonda Hills, Lankamalai R.F. (Kadapa district), Kambakkam Hills (Chittoor district), Raivada R.F. (Srikakulam district), East Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Ganjam district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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=Caralluma adscendens var. attenuata. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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