Heterostemma deccanense (Talb.) Swarup & Manglay

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (Milkweed Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AAK FAMILY (आक फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Apocynaceae
  • Basionym : Oianthus deccanensis Talb.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name :
    • Peddapala joola, Pedda gana joola (Telugu)
  • Habit : Climber
  • Comments / notes : Tropical moist deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : July-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district
    • Telangana : Khammam district
    • Kerala : Thrissur district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Heterostemma deccanense. Downloaded on 27 May 2024.

Botanical Description

India Distribution

World Distribution

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