Hemidesmus indicus (L.) R. Br. ex Schult., Syst. Veg. 6: 126 126 1820. (syn. Hemidesmus indicus (L.) R. Br.; Periploca indica L.);
false sarsaparilla, Indian sarsaparilla • Assamese: anantamul • Bengali: অনন্তমূল anantamul • Gujarati: અનંતમૂળ anantamul, ઉપલસારી upalsaari • Hindi: अनंतमूल anantamul, सूगंदीपाला sugandi pala • Kannada: ಅನಮ್ತಮೂಲ anamtamula • Konkani: uparsal • Malayalam: നന്നാറി nannaari • Manipuri: অনংতমূল anantamul • Marathi: अनंतवेल anantavel, उपळसरी upalsari • Oriya: suguddimalo • Persian: عشبه ‘ushba • Sanskrit: अनन्तमूलः anantamulah, बल्यम् balyam, शारिवा shariva • Tamil: நன்னாரி nannari • Telugu: సుగంధి sugandhi • Urdu: سالسا salsa;
Flora of Medak District, Andhra Pradesh, India By T. Pullaiah, Chintala Prabhakar, B. Ravi Prasad Rao (1998- Description & Keys- Hemidesmus indicus var. pubescens & Hemidesmus indicus var. indicus)
Hemidesmus indicus: Today at Alibag , Maharashtra
Marathi Name: Anantvel
Tylophora species for ID SMP 13/05/2011: Was checking my old collection. This erect climber was spotted in Paud pirangut area near Pune growing wild.
in Dec 2005
This is Hemidesmus indicus.
Flora of Kaiga_ID_Plz_13072011 PJ3: Date/Time-: 12/07/11 – 15:00
Location- Place, Altitude – Kaiga , Uttar Kannada ,Karnataka, 380 mtrs
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- wild
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Climber
Height/Length – 2m
Hemidesmus indicus flowering: Photographed at my farm at Shahapur last weekend.
Flora Uttarakhand 29052012 01: Sending photos for possible identification
Location-Place, Altitude, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, 415 mts
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Wild
Plant Habit-Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb- Climber
Leaves Type/Shape/ Size- As in photo
Flowers Size/Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts- Not seen
Fruits Type/Shape/ Size Seeds-Not seen
Its Hemidesmus indicus…
Yes, “Anantmool” Hemidesmus indicus…
Pls also check this link: efi thread
Yes Hemidesmus. Leaves are very variable in this plant.
Hemidesmus indicus from Forest area near Sher River Narsinghpur (MP)
An important medicinal vine
Climber for ID : MNP,Mumbai : 130812 : AK-2: A climber with very tiny flowers seen at MNP, Mumbai on 12/8/12.
Flowers less than a cm.
It is the broad-leaved form of Hemidesmus indicus var. indicus.
Hemidesmus indicus Pune: 4 images.
Family: Apocynaceae. Earlier Asclepiadaceae/Periploaceae.
Spotted on Hanuman Tekdi. Pune
I think this is the broad leaved variety earler suggested by …
identification of aplant: while studying the plants from nandgaon i came across a plant which to my opinion and the description given in the flora of nasik dist by laxminarsimhan and b d sharma is Oianthus deccanenesis the photo of the plant in question is sent as attachement please give your expert opinion
The attachment was too big…please redue it next time and onwards…this is Hemidesmus indicus(family Apocynaceae)
Indian Sarsaparilla MN201012: Hemidesmus indicus(Indian Sarsaparilla)
The roots are used in Sherbat which is a coolant
Place : Yeoor, Thane
Date : 20.10.12
three varietes of Hemidesmus : 1 correct image. 2 posts by 2 authors.
I wish to share the 3 varieties of Hemedsmus indicus-yellow flowered;
Hemidesmus pubescens 2 varieties at E.ghats.
the yellow centered variety- leaves and flower are smaller than complete maroon variety
Hemidesmus indicus – seed dispersal : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (5).
Photographed on my property at Shahapur last Sunday (6.4.14). Though Anantmul is fairly prevalent, this was the first time I was seeing the follicles. Sending a few photographs.
My photographs of it flowering are available at this link
Shilondha SGNP, Jun 2014 :: Requesting ID of this climber :: 27JUN14 :: ARK-51 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4).
Requesting to please validate the ID of this climber captured in Shilondha, SGNP, Mumbai in June 2014.
Is this Hemidesmus indicus?
Yes, Hemidesmus indicus
Apocynaceae earlier Asclepiadaceae
Hemidesmus indicus from Trivandrum, Kerala: 130714: SS Jul 1 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (10).
Some pictures of Hemidesmus indicus, Indian sarsaparilla. Growing wild.
From Trivandrum district, Kerala. Pictures taken on 23, 25 Nov 2012.
Very nice pictures.
NATIVE :: Apocynaceae (milkweed family) ~ Apocynaceae » Hemidesmus indicus – efloraofindia | Google Groups
Wild Climber for ID : Lonavala : 03JUL19 : AK-8 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)
Wild climber seen in Karla, Lonavala on 19th June.
Could be Hemidesmus indicus?
yes, sir, am also agree with H. indicus.
Hemidesmus indicus—for sharing : 2 posts by 1 author. Attachments (2) – 3 mb and 215 kb.
photo taken at Aambyvalley Rd., Off Lonavala, Pune in Jan.19
18 Identify weed plant : 4 images.
Please identify the weed plant.
Name of plant:
Location: near Reserve Forest, Chathamattom, Ernakulam District, Kerala PIN:686671
Date:. 22.11.2020, 11.55am
Habitat: wild moisture
Plant habit: climbing annual/perinnial
Height: 03 meters
Leaves shape: oval long apex weak stem
Flower: diameter:08mm, yellow non fragrant.
Secamone emetica ??
Hemidesmus indicus only
You hit the bull’s eye …!
Delicate Climber for ID : Nasik : 30NOV20 : AK-37 : 2 images.
It was growing wild.
Could it be Hemidesmus indicus?
MS/ID/JAN/2021/2 – ID of the plant: 2 images.
Please ID the plant photographed at a scrub jungle near Thiruporur, Tamil Nadu.
Looks like a species of Hemidesmus. H.indicus ???
You’re right …
ID help: climber with milky latex, opp. leaves: 2 images.
Bhopal; Black soil; 17/11/2021
Hemidesmus indicus (L.) R.Br. ?? Habitat image?
SK 3306 09 January 2022: 6 very high res. images.
Location: Latha Bhanjyang, Kathmandu
Altitude: 2000 m.
Date: 14 December 2021
Habit : Wild
Hemidesmus indicus (L.) R.Br. ??
For me the ID is correct. Very useful medicinal herb: Sarasa parilla