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 
Peninsular India

Images by Nayan Singh Dungriyal (Id by Shrikant Ingalhalikar) (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more images & complete details, click on the links) 



Tylophora rotundifolia ?? 151109 – NSD 100 : Attachments (2). 2 posts by 1 author.

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.



Tylophora rotundifolia : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)- 1 mb or more. 

Sending here some pictures of Tylophora rotundifolia, Apocynaceae 
These pictures are clicked near Aurangabad MH 


Fwd: Tylophora Indica : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Found around Pune, Pune Hill

Tylophora rotundifolia Buch.-Ham. ex Wight !



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