Pergularia daemia (Forssk.) Chiov.

 
  • Family : ASCLEPIADACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species : Pergularia daemia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pergularia daemia (Forssk.) Chiov.
  • Common name : Trellis Vine
  • Vernacular name : Yugaphala (San.); Kurudigina balli, Halukoratiga (Kan.), Utaran (Hin.)
  • Collection Nos : CJS 13976, CJS 15187
  • Key identification features : A straggler with milky latex. Leaves are ovate, base deeply cordate and apex acuminate. Inflorescence in umbelliform racemes. Calyx lobes subequal. Corolla lobes greenish-white, foetid, campanulate, tube slightly inflated. Corona doubled. Follicles paired, curved and echinate all over.
  • Habit : Climbing Shrub
  • Native : Tropical Asia, Africa.
  • Comments : Frequently seen on fences and trailing in dry deciduous forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bagalkot, Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chamrajnagar, Chikamagalur, Chikkaballapur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Haveri, Kodagu, Kolar, Koppal, Mandya, Mysore, Raichur, Ramanagara, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Yadgir
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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