Hoya alexicaca (N.J.Jacq.) Moon

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Hoya alexicaca
  • Synonym : Hoya iconum Santapau
  • Basionym : Asclepias alexicaca Jacq.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hoya alexicaca (Jacq.) Moon
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Key identification features : Epiphytic climbers with slender stems and pendulous branches.
  • Habit : Climber
  • Flower, Fruit : May-January
  • Native : India
  • Comments : In hills of moist deciduous forests of northern Eastern Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Rampa Hills (East Godavari district), Srikakulam district, Visakhapatnam district (Andhra Pradesh State); Koraput district, Sundargarh district, Keonjhar district, Kalahandi district, Angul district, Sambalpur district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
  • 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=Hoya alexicaca. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.


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