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Taxon: Leptadenia reticulata (Retz.) Wight & Arn.

 
Genus: Leptadenia
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Tribe: Ceropegieae
Subtribe: Leptadeniinae
Nomen number: 410232
Place of publication: R. Wight, Contr. bot. India 47. 1834
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-Mar-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Jun-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (probably original source of Ayurvedic "jivanti" fide Applied Botany Abstracts 17:49-63. 1997; Herbs Commerce ed2); folklore (probably original source of Ayurvedic "jivanti" fide Applied Botany Abstracts 17:49-63. 1997; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Laccadive Islands, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh] Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar


References:

  1. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  2. Gupta, R. C. 1997. Botanical identity of jivanti - the Ayurvedic rejuvenant par excellance Appl. Bot. Abstr. 17:49-63.
  3. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  4. Jagtap. A. P. & N. P. Singh 1999. Asclepiadaceae (Fasc F India) 24:261-262.
  5. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  6. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  7. Press, J. R. et al. Annotated checklist of the flowering plants of Nepal (on-line resource). 2000- (L Nepal Online)

Check other web resources for Leptadenia reticulata (Retz.) Wight & Arn. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=410232. Accessed 9 December 2018.