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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Decalepis hamiltonii is a woody climber and annual bloomer. Retrieved from ” https: Idukki, Palakkad Tamil Nadu: The plant is often confused with Hemidesmus indicusIndian sarsaparilla [3] The root contains antioxidants and extraction methods for it have been patented. 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 over-exploitation.


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Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation. The active ingredient in the root was synthesized and encapsulated with beta-cyclodextrins.

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The English name of swallowroot is sometimes used for the plant and studies have shown that it has insecticidal activity and a potential use in control of stored grain pests. Fruit A follicle, cylindrical oblong, in pairs, woody when dry.

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Common in dry hill tracts of Eastern and Western Ghats. Endemic to Peninsular India. Hamiltonji specific search options Title. Asclepiadaceae from the mi Views Read Edit View history. In any event, the source must be explicitly quoted.

The flowers are characterized by necta Swallowroot Scientific classification Kingdom: Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public.

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Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification. Send a request for permission. Twining shrubs; branchlets jointed. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The roots were also subjected to supercritical carbon-dioxide based extraction at the Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, India.


May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants. A follicle, cylindrical oblong, in pairs, woody when dry. Leaves to 6 x 4. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. The portal will be unavailable all hamiltonnii on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records.

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