Hoya alexicaca (N.J.Jacq.) Moon

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
    (Milkweed Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AAK FAMILY (आक फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Apocynaceae
  • Basionym : Asclepias alexicaca Jacq.
  • Synonym(s) : Hoya iconum Santapau
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Hoya alexicaca (Jacq.) Moon
  • Habit : Climber
  • Habitat : Shaded areas in damp forests
  • Comments / notes : Epiphytic
  • Flower, Fruit : May-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Odisha : Koraput district, Sundergarh district, Keonjhar district, Angul district, Sambalpur district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Hoya alexicaca. Downloaded on 16 July 2024.

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