Cryptolepis sinensis (Lour.) Merr.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Cryptolepis sinensis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cryptolepis sinensis (Lour.) Merr.
  • Vernacular name : Paala teega (Tel.); Bansha khapuri (Ori.)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Flower, Fruit : June-March
  • Comments : Occasional near foothills of deciduous forests of northern Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : West Godavari district, Visakhapatnam district, East Godavari district, Srikakulam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Ganjam district, Cuttack district, Koraput district, Angul district, Keonjhar district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Java, South China
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District
  • 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=Cryptolepis sinensis. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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