Secamone emetica (Retz.) R.Br. ex Schult.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (MILKWEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Secamone emetica
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Secamone emetica (Retz.) R. Br. ex Schult.
  • Vernacular name : Aangravalli, Sagadam, Aangaaravalli, Siru aattaankodi, Nilamarandaikkodi (Tam.); Vanthula teega, Palateega (Tel.)
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0004
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh R., K.R.K.Swamy, Rajasri Ray
  • Collection Date : 11/09/14
  • Collection Locality : Alangayam R.F., Javadhu Hills, Tamil Nadu State
  • Habitat : Deciduous forest
  • Habit : Climbing Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Comments : Often grows in foothills to 1000 m in deciduous to scrub forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kolar district (Karnataka State); Hoganekkal R.F. (Dharmapuri district), Gingee Hill (Villupuram district), Javadhu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district, former North Arcot) (Tamil Nadu State); Nellore district, Horsley Hills (Kadapa district), Talakona Hills (Chittoor district) (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; 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=Secamone emetica. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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