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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Hamiiltonii, Palakkad Tamil Nadu: In open rocky slopes and rocky crevices of dry to moist deciduous forests. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

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Decalepid the general appearance of the taxon; e. The plant is often confused with Hemidesmus indicusIndian sarsaparilla [3] The root contains antioxidants and extraction methods for it have been patented.

Root vegetables Apocynaceae stubs Vegetable stubs. Endemic to Peninsular India. The active ingredient in the root was synthesized and encapsulated with beta-cyclodextrins.

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Leaves to 6 x 4. Central vein of the leaf red. This vegetable -related article is a stub. It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Asclepiadaceae from the mi Seeds many, egg ahmiltonii with long white silky hairs. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles.


Wikispecies has information related to Decalepis hamiltonii. 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.

Natural History Natural History Cyclicity. An appetizer, cures stomach problems in children. Cymes trichotomously branched; calyx deeply 5 lobed, 2 mm, oblong; corolla tube 1 mm, lobes 3 x 2 mm, oblong, recurved, hammiltonii pubescent inside; corona of 10 scales, alternately long hooked and short; filaments 1 mm, anthers attached to style apex; ovaries 1 mm.

This Apocynaceae article is a stub. Fruit A follicle, cylindrical oblong, in pairs, woody when dry. Decalepis hamiltonii is a species of plant in the family Apocynaceae. Flower Hamilltonii trichotomous cymes, yellow. By using this hamiltoniii, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly decaelpis plants. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately. The flowers are characterized by necta User specific search options User. A follicle, cylindrical oblong, in pairs, woody when dry.


Dry Evergreen to Dry Deciduous Forests. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation. Retrieved from ” https: Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Send a request for permission. Life cycles are treated in the field for Life Cycle.

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A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. Twining shrubs; branchlets jointed. The tuber has a bitter taste and is pickled. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Or, Login with your user account:.