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  Adenocalymna alliaceum
 
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  Family: BIGNONIACEAE
  Citation:  Adenocalymna alliaceum Miers., Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. ser. 3, 7:394.1861; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 603. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Vellullichedi
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Garlic plant
  Description: A woody climber up to 10-15 m tall, the stem in cross-section exhibiting the wood-bundles in the form of a cross. Leaves opposite, compound, each consisting of a pair of stalked leaflets and a compound tendril with small clinging discs; leaflets oblong or elliptic, subacuminate at apex, entire, narrowed to a cordeate base; petioles 1-2 cm long. Flowers borne in fascicles, reddish or violet, calyx 0.5-0.8 cm long, corolla tube 5 cm long, widely tubular above a narrowed base. Fruits elongate, linear, flattened, 15-20 cm long. Seeds flat, broadly winged at each side, 3 cm long.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-February
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Grown as garden plant
  Distribution: Native of Tropical America
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Violet, Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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