Seshagiria sahyadrica Ansari & Hemadri , Indian Forester 97: 126 1971.;  

Images by Shrikant Ingalhalikar (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more photos & complete details, click on the links)



Kas Week: Seshagiria sahyadrica: A rare perennial climber with woody rootstock; stems twining, 2-3 m long. leaves ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, cordate, 10-15 cm long. Flowers in axillary cymes. Corolla lobes remain attached untill the flowers are pollinated and then spread. Family-Apocynaceae (Asclepiadaceae). Khobardoda in marathi. This grows on shrubs on the Kas plateau. Flowering in hot summer.

Thanks … for showing us a rare and endemic beauty…

Status of Seshagiria Sahyadrica & Ceropegia Fantastica:  Is there any sighting of the captioned species in and around Mumbai/Kolhapur wildlife circle, apart from Koyna, Chandoli and Radhanagari?

Have Seshagiria Sahyadrica in Kaas 🙂

yes even i have seen Seshagiria sahyadrica in many places in Maharashtra




Seshagiria sahyadrica from kalwan Tehsil, Dist. Nashik : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2) – 2 mb each.

sharing images of Seshagiria sahyadrica from Kalwan Tehsil, Dist. Nashik.

Thanks, Sonali ji, for the wonderful images.


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