Pentatropis capensis (L.f.) Bullock

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Pentatropis capensis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pentatropis capensis (L. f.) Bullock
  • Common name : Salt killer vine
  • Vernacular name : Ambarvel (Hin.); Uppu kolluva balli (Kan.); Uppukkolli, Oopilakodi (Tam.); Chekurtitawa, Chekurutivva, Edupullateega, Chitapataku, Kakanasika, Poola pala (Tel.)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Flower, Fruit : April-January
  • Comments : On plains of hills and in scrub jungles on thickets.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bellary district (Karnataka State); Tiruvannamalai district (Tamil Nadu State); Guntur district, Kurnool district, Nellore district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State); Ganjam district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Iran
  • 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; 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=Pentatropis capensis. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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