Marsdenia tenacissima (Roxb.) Moon.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Marsdenia tenacissima
  • Basionym : Asclepias tenacissima Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Marsdenia tenacissima (Roxb.) Moon
  • Vernacular name : Jiti, Chiti, Siti, Tongus (Hin.); Panjukkodi (Tam.); Penujittu, Murva, Karudushtupa-tige (Tel.); Gha, Adhiri (Ori.)
  • Collection Nos : FAP 39159
  • Collector(s) Name : K.R.K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 19/05/10
  • Collection Locality : Way to Atmakur, Nallamalai Hills, Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh State
  • Habitat : Deciduous forest
  • Habit : Liana
  • Flower, Fruit : April-February
  • Comments : Occasional on hills above 500 m in deciduous forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Alagar Hills (Madurai district) (Tamil Nadu State); Chelama Forest (Kurnool district) (Andhra Pradesh State); Sambalpur district, Gandamardhan Hills (Bargarh district), Bolangir district, Mayurbhanj district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Himalaya, Indo-China, Myanmar, West China
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; 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=Marsdenia tenacissima. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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