Sarcostemma viminale (L.) R.Br.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Sarcostemma viminale
  • Synonym : Sarcostemma acidum (Roxb.) Voigt
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cynanchum viminale (L.) L.
  • Vernacular name : Kodikkali (Tam.); Konda pala, Somalatha, Aau jemudu, Chittipala, Dudhi, Pandiri jamudu, Aakuleni jemudu, Palmakashtam (Tel.)
  • Habit : Climbing Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : June-December
  • Comments : Occasional in dry and rocky places in Eastern Ghats. S.acidum is now synonymized under this species. (Meve & Liede-Schumann, 2012)
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Throughout Eastern Ghats
  • World Distribution : Africa, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Myanmar
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Meve.U., & Sigrid Liede-Schumann 2012. Taxonomic dissolution of Sarcostemma (Apocynaceae:Asclepiadoideae). KEW BULLETIN VOL. 67: 751 - 758 (2012)
  • 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=Sarcostemma viminale. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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