Pentanura khasiana Kurz

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (Milkweed Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AAK FAMILY (आक फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Apocynaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Finlaysonia khasiana (Kurz) Venter; Pentanura khasiana Kurz; Periploca khasiana (Kurz) Benth. ex Hook.f.; Stelmacrypton khasianum (Kurz) Baill.; Hanghomia marseillei Gagnep. & Thénint; Periploca acuminata M.A.Rahman & Wilcock
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Decalepis khasiana (Kurz) Ionta ex Kambale
  • Habit : Climber
  • Key identification features : Twining shrubs, glabrous; Leaves elliptic-Ianceolate, acuminate at both ends, midrib stout, finely reticulate; Inflroescence axillary fascicled, peduncles short; Flowers purplish; corolla sparsely pubescent within; corona absent; Follicles divaricate.
  • Flower, Fruit : May- October
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Tirap
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bangladesh, China, Bhutan, India, Laos, Myanmar
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, China, Bhutan, India, Laos, Myanmar
  • Literature :
    • G.S Giri., A.Pramanik., H.J. Chowdhery., G.D Pal and S.K. Das (2008). Materials for Arunachal Pradesh, Vol (2), Pg: 172
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Pentanura khasiana. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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