Ichnocarpus frutescens (L.) R.Br.

 
  • Family : APOCYNACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Ichnocarpus frutescens
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ichnocarpus frutescens (L.) W.T.Aiton
  • Common name : Slender Dog-Bane
  • Vernacular name : Ulpalasaaribaa (San.); Kaalidhudi, Dudhi (Hin.); Gauri balli, Koogal balli (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : CJS 9061, CJS 12753, CJS 13238, Ajit Kumar 7, CJS 13936
  • Key identification features : An evergreen woody twiner with milky sap. Leaves are elliptic-oblong or lance-shaped, tip pointed or tapering, dark green above, and paler beneath. Flowers are borne in many flowered clusters. Flowers are small with wheel-shaped spreading hairy petals, about 1 cm. across. Fruit is a follicle, solitary or paired.
  • Habit : Liana
  • Native : Tropical Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Davanagere, Hassan, Mysore, Tumkur, Udupi
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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