Swallow-Root is an endemic and endangered plant of Andhra Pradesh. It grows in between the rocks and places where there is thick. Twining shrubs; branchlets jointed. Leaves to 6 x cm, obovate-elliptic or orbicular, apex obtuse, base cuneate, membranous; petiole to cm. Cymes. Decalepis hamiltonii Wight. & Arn. (Family —Asclepiadaceae) is an endemic and endangered plant of. Andhra Pradesh. A herbal health drink from its roots is.

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Endmic to Central Peninsular India. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Can include ecosystem services. Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation.

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Document specific search options Title. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. General description of the sites drcalepis the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat.

Checklists specific search options Observed during. Periplocaceaea commer Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities devalepis, mating, etc. This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Cymes trichotomously branched; calyx deeply 5 lobed, 2 mm, oblong; corolla tube 1 mm, lobes 3 x 2 mm, oblong, recurved, white pubescent inside; corona of 10 scales, alternately long hooked and short; filaments 1 mm, anthers attached to style apex; ovaries 1 mm.


Observation specific search decaoepis Observed during. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. The English name of swallowroot is sometimes used for the decalepid and studies have shown that it has insecticidal activity and a potential use in control of stored grain pests.

Field Tips Plant produces sticky, milky latex. Related observations Show all. Or, Login with your user account:. Send a request for permission.

Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Idukki, Palakkad Tamil Nadu: The active ingredient in the root was synthesized and encapsulated with beta-cyclodextrins. An appetizer, cures stomach problems in children.

Endemic to Peninsular India. Views Read Edit View history. Ahmiltonii vein of the leaf red. User specific search options User. Root vegetables Apocynaceae stubs Vegetable stubs.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public. In open rocky slopes and rocky crevices of dry to moist deciduous forests.

The roots were also subjected to supercritical carbon-dioxide based extraction at the Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, India. Indian Endemicity Geographic Entity.

Decalepis hamiltonii – Wikipedia

The popularity of Decalepis in the international market has recently made its price soar and sends worrying signals about it getting being endangered due to hamiiltonii. A follicle, cylindrical oblong, in pairs, woody when dry. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Leaf fall in summer. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted.


Wikispecies has information related to Decalepis hamiltonii. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. The plant is often confused with Hemidesmus indicusIndian sarsaparilla [3] The root contains antioxidants and extraction methods for it have been patented.

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decalepsi Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants.

Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Decalepis hamiltonii is a species of plant in the family Apocynaceae. It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” hamiptonii “chewing rates”. Twining shrubs; branchlets jointed. The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance.

Common in dry hill tracts of Eastern and Western Ghats. User Group specific search options Title. May also be referred to include anatomy.

This vegetable -related article is a stub. Describes the general appearance of the taxon; e.