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  Aristolochia indica
 
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  Family: ARISTOLOCHIACEAE
  Citation:  Aristolochia indica L., Sp. Pl. 960. 1753; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 75. 1886; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1202(841). 1925; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 248. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 334. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 318. 1985; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 383. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 340. 1989; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 683. 1990; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 394. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 381. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 302. 1995; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 373. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 255. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 335. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 265. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 260. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 546. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 414. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 605. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 682. 2009. Aristolochia lanceolata Wight, Ic. t. 1858. 1852.
  Malayalam Name(s): Eshwaramulla, Garudakodi, Iswaramooli, Kadalivegam, Karalakam, Karalayam, Karalvegam, Karanavalli, Karandavalli, Kudukkamooli, Urithoongi, Urikizhangu
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Indian birthwort
  Description: Twining perennial herbs; branchlets slender. Leaves simple, alternate, 3.5-8 x 2-3.5 cm, ovate-lanceolate or ovate-oblong, base truncate, apex acute to acuminate, glabrous; 3-5-nerved at base; petiole to 2.5 cm long. Flowers in few-flowered axillary racemes; pedicels c. 7 mm long, elongate in fruits. Bracts c. 1.5 mm long, lanceolate. Perianth tube dull brown, 1-1.5 cm long, bulbous base 3-5 mm across, green; limb 2-2.5 cm long, linear-oblong, rounded at apex, greyish-green. Stamens 6. Ovary c. 2 mm long; stigmas 6, fleshy. Capsule 1.5-3 x 1.5-2 cm, globose-pyriform, 6-ridged, dehiscing from the base, after dehiscence parachute-like; seeds 4-6 mm across, broadly deltoid, flat, winged.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-March
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Degraded moist deciduous forests, also in the plains growing along fences
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green, Brown
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 600-800
  Localities: Peechi, Kattalappara, Rosemala, Alampetty, Mavelipuram, Thannikkudy, Mlappara, Thekkady, Kuchimudi, Neyyar, Arippa, Pandalam, Taliparamba, Hosdurg, Kaikatty forests-Pothundy, Sappal hill-Dhoni R. F., Thiruvizhamkunnu, Kasaragod, Thenmalai, Kulathupuzha,
   
 
   
 
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