Swallow-Root is an endemic and endangered plant of Andhra Pradesh. It grows in between the rocks and places where there is thick. Twining shrubs; branchlets jointed. Leaves to 6 x cm, obovate-elliptic or orbicular, apex obtuse, base cuneate, membranous; petiole to cm. Cymes. Decalepis hamiltonii Wight. & Arn. (Family —Asclepiadaceae) is an endemic and endangered plant of. Andhra Pradesh. A herbal health drink from its roots is.

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Hamiltnii includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. Flower In trichotomous cymes, yellow.

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Endemic to Peninsular India. The popularity of Decalepis in the international market has recently made its price soar and sends worrying signals about it getting being endangered due to over-exploitation.

Dry Evergreen to Dry Deciduous Forests. User Group specific search options Title. Swallowroot Scientific classification Kingdom: Leaves to 6 x 4. A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured. Indian Endemicity Geographic Entity. In open rocky slopes and rocky crevices of dry to moist deciduous forests. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation.


Checklists specific search options Observed during. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. Idukki, Palakkad Tamil Nadu: Fruit A follicle, cylindrical oblong, in pairs, woody when dry. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. This Apocynaceae article is a stub.

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May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants. Wikispecies has information related to Decaldpis hamiltonii.

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hamltonii Remember me Forgot password? The tuber has a bitter taste and is pickled. Cymes trichotomously branched; calyx deeply 5 lobed, 2 mm, oblong; corolla tube 1 mm, lobes 3 x 2 mm, oblong, recurved, white pubescent inside; corona of 10 scales, alternately long hooked and short; filaments 1 mm, anthers attached to style apex; ovaries 1 mm.

An appetizer, cures stomach problems in children. If the taxon is in the ecological state of being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation or other defined decqlepis, or habitat type, and found only there; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere.


Describes the general appearance of the hamlitonii e. Field Tips Plant produces sticky, milky latex. Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification.

Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public. Common in dry hill tracts of Eastern and Western Ghats.

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Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. Periplocaceaea commer May also be referred to include anatomy. Renu, Sanjana Julias Thilakar, D. Observation specific search options Observed during.

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