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  Aspidopterys canarensis
 
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  Family: MALPIGHIACEAE
  Citation:  Aspidopterys canarensis Dalz. in Hook.'s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 3:351.1851; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 420. 1874; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 129(92). 1915; Srivastava, Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 6: 62. 1985; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 75. 1988; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 31. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 75. 1996; R.C. Srivastava in Hajra et al., Fl. India 4: 3. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 48. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 43. 1998; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 124. 2002; V. Chandra. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 514. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 175. 2009. Aspidopterys glomerata Wight, Ic. t. 1986. 1853.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kannaram valli
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Lianas. Leaves ovate to elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate, base rounded or acute, glabrous, 7-10 x 3-5 cm; petiole ca. 1 cm long. Flowers with slender pedicels, clustered, axillary to leaves or leafscars; bracts rusty tomentose. Calyx lobes tomentose. Petals oblong, yellow, 4 x 2 mm. Samara suborbicular, truncate at apex, papery, 3-4 cm across.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-May
  District(s): Idukki, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Thrissur, Kozhikkode, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude: 500-800
  Localities: Poringal, Choodal, Aladi, Mananthavady, on way to Kannoth, Attayar
   
 
   
 
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