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  • Title
    CEPF Western Ghats Special Series: Caralluma bicolour Ramach. et al., (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) - a rare and little known endemic plant as a new record from Palakkad District, Kerala State, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Caralluma bicolor V.S. Ramach., S. Joseph, H.A. John and Sofiya (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae) was known only from Tamil Nadu. Recent collections from Ranganathapuram and Cheerakadavu of the Eastern Attappady Hills of the Palakkad District, Kerala are not only a new report for the state of Kerala but also extend its distribution towards the Western slopes of the Western Ghats.
    Attribution
    Anilkumar K.A., Kumar K.M.P., Udayan P.S. (2013). Journal of Threatened Taxa 15(5) pp. 5007-5009; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o3274.5007-9
  • Title
    A New Species of Brachystelma R.Br. (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae – Ceropegieae) from India
    Type
    Report
    Description
    ABSTRACT: Brachystelma pullaiahi Ravi Prasad Rao, Prasad, Sadasivaiah, Suresh Babu and Prasanna, a new species of Brachystelma R. Br. (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae - Ceropegieae) is described and illustrated. This species located in the hills of Eastern Ghats of Southern Andhra Pradesh is similar to B. maculatum Hook. f. but differs in having long stems, solitary flowers, ash-coloured corolla base, very long and non-keeled, pale yellow corolla lobes with white hairs and biseriate yellow corona.