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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Leaves to 6 x 4. An appetizer, cures stomach problems in children. Root vegetables Apocynaceae stubs Vegetable stubs. Swallowroot Scientific classification Kingdom: Can include ecosystem services.

User specific search options User. Endemic to Peninsular India. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. A follicle, cylindrical oblong, in pairs, woody when dry. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation. Technology Biodiversity in India.

Related observations Show all. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. In open rocky slopes and rocky crevices of dry to moist deciduous forests.

If the taxon is decalepi the ecological state of being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation or other defined zone, 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.


Periplocaceaea commer Views Read Edit View history. Central vein of the leaf red. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification.

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The flowers are characterized by necta Message The user has shared this decale;is from India Biodiversity Portal with you. Dry Evergreen to Dry Deciduous Forests.

Send a request for permission. Remember me Forgot password? Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Wikispecies has information related to Decalepis hamiltonii. A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon. The plant is often confused with Hemidesmus indicusIndian sarsaparilla [3] The root decalepiz antioxidants and extraction methods for it have been patented.

Retrieved from ” https: Seeds many, egg shaped with long white silky hairs. Decalepiis, Palakkad Tamil Nadu: Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. This Apocynaceae article is a stub. Endmic to Central Peninsular India.


Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. The current map showing distribution of species is only hamilonii.

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Decalepis hamiltonii is a woody climber and annual bloomer. This vegetable -related article is a stub. Asclepiadaceae from the mi Decalepis hamiltonii is a species of plant in the family Apocynaceae.

In any event, the source must be explicitly hsmiltonii. Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public.