Caralluma adscendens var. geniculata Gravely & Mayur.

, Bull. Madras Gov. Mus. n.s., 4(1): 16 (t. I, fig. 7, t. II, figs. 7-8) (1931).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Species Name
Caralluma adscendens (Roxb.) Haw., Syn. Pl. Succ. 47 (1812).
Bulletin of the Madras Government Museum. Madras
n.s., 4(1): 16 (t. I, fig. 7, t. II, figs. 7-8)
Date of Publication
Apr 1931
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Flowering throughout the year. Fopund on the lower slopes od the Kalakad and Panagudi Hills, Tinnelvelly District; and at Aramboli and Maruthamalai, South Travancore.
Distribution Of Types
Tamil Nadu (India, Indian Subcontinent, Asia-Tropical)
Kerala (India, Indian Subcontinent, Asia-Tropical)


Basionym of
Caralluma geniculata (Gravely & Mayur.) Meve & Liede, Pl. Syst. Evol. 234(1-4): 197 (2002) (2002).
Replaced synonym of
Ceropegia muruganii Kottaim., Int. J. Curr. Res. Biosci. Pl. Biol. 6(10): 34 (2019).