Cynanchum tunicatum (Retz.) Alston , Handb. Fl. Ceylon 6(Suppl.): 194 1931. (Syn: Cynanchum inconspicuum Griff.; Cynanchum pauciflorum R.Br.; Cynanchum truncatum R.Br.; Cynoctonum pauciflorum (R.Br.) Decne.; Periploca tunicata Retz.; Vincetoxicum tunicatum (Retz.) Kuntze);
coated swallow-wort, few-flowered cynanchum • Bengali: chagul-pati • Marathi: पांचाली panchali • Sinhalese: kang-koombala;
Cynanchum tunicatum from Mysore Outskirts: please find attached Cynanchum tunicatum in flower recorded from Mysore outskirts
Cynanchum tunicatum flowering: Was at my bungalow in Khandala yesterday. Panchali was flowering. Sending a few photographs.
I checked the photograph in flowers of India ( link:http://
www.flowersofindia.in/catalog/slides/Coated%20Swallow-Wort.html). The plant photographed and identified by …. looks different. I do not know any thing about this plant. One of you may clarify as to which is correct or any eco-typic variation exists
This climber was identifed by Dr.Almeida from photographs of a previous years flowering
…, there should be no difference.
… plant has twined around an armed shrub.
The difference in leaves among plants in mine and … photographs are due to their ages.
Here are all the views of Cynanchum tunicatum at my flickr photostream:
Flowers do not show any difference.
This said, others may validate my point.
Myriopteron extensum (Wight & Arn.) K. Schum from Assam : Attachments (10). 9 posts by 4 authors.
Attached images may be Myriopteron extensum (Wight & Arn.) K. Schum. Please validate.
Family : Apocynaceae
Genus & species : Myriopteron extensum (Wight & Arn.) K. Schum.
Habitat: Grows wild
Habit : Climber (Liana)
Looks similar to Cyanachum species.
I would rather go with Cynanchum tunicatum. (For the first set of photographs.) I may be wrong though
ANAUG38 Please confirm if Cynanchum auriculatum : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3).
Found in Bangalore (outskirts)
It is Cynanchum tunicatum (Retz.) Alston