Tylophora rotundifolia Buch.-Ham. ex Wight, Contr. Bot. India 50 50 1834. (syn.Tylophora trichophylla Tsiang);
Trailing herbs; stems covered with curved hairs. Leaves to 5-7 x 4-7 cm, broadly ovate or orbicular, cordate at base, obtuse at apex; nerves 4-6 pairs, irregular; petiole 3-5 mm long. Umbels erect, axillary, 3 cm long, peduncled. Flowers creamy, 7 mm across, many together; sepals 2 x 0.2 mm, linear, hirsute; corolla lobes 3 x 2 mm, ovate, obtuse; gynostegium 1.1 x 1 mm, corona process globose. Follicle 4 x 1.5 cm, ellipsoid, glabrous.
Flowering and fruiting: May-September
Shola and evergreen forests
This creeper/climber is from Pench Tiger Reserve
Photo taken on 15-7-07
I think this is Tylophora rotundifolia, but not very sure
Experts pl confirm or id otherwise
You seem to be clearing your stock of Asclepiads, yes it is T. rotundifolia, a prostrate herb.
Thanks … thanks a lot for your confirmation and prompt reply.
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Sending here some pictures of Tylophora rotundifolia, Apocynaceae
These pictures are clicked near Aurangabad MH
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Found around Pune, Pune Hill
Tylophora rotundifolia Buch.-Ham. ex Wight !