Cryptostegia grandiflora R.Br.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Cryptostegia grandiflora
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cryptostegia grandiflora Roxb. ex R.Br.
  • Vernacular name : Hambu rubber gida (Kan.); Garuda ppalai (Tam.); Rubber teega, Ganta pala, Garuda paala, Vishvudhi, Rubbaru chettu, Palai, Garudappalai (Tel.)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Native : Madagascar
  • Comments : Occasional on plains to hills. Often planted in gardens.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Tropics of the World
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4 ; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; 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=Cryptostegia grandiflora. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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