Pentasacme caudatum Wall. ex Wight

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (Milkweed Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AAK FAMILY (आक फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Apocynaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Pentasacme championii Benth.; Spiladocorys angustifolia Ridl.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Pentasacme caudatum Wall. ex Wight
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Pendulous herbs; stems very slender, flaccid, densely tufted, glabrous ; Leaves linear-Ianceolate, caudate-acuminate; Inflorescence sessile, axillary, umbel; Flowers long, yellowish or white.
  • Flower, Fruit : August- October
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Changlang, Kameng, Lohit, Subansiri, Tirap
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bangladesh, China, Bhutan, India, Hainan, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, China, Bhutan, India, Hainan, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam
  • 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=Pentasacme caudatum. Downloaded on 20 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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