Heterostemma tanjorense Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Heterostemma tanjorense
  • Synonym : Heterostemma tanjorense var. zeylanicum Hook. f.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved
  • Vernacular name : Palakeerai (Tam.); Barobhulan (Ori.)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Flower, Fruit : November- February
  • Comments : Rare, species growing on thickets.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Tiruchirapalli district, Tanjavur district (Tamil Nadu State); Rampa Hills (East Godavari district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Gandamardhan Hills (Bargarh district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; 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=Heterostemma tanjorense. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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