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  Cayratia tenuifolia
  Family: VITACEAE
  Citation:  Cayratia tenuifolia (Wight & Arn.) Gagnep. in Lecomte, Notul. Syst. (Paris) 1: 343. 1911; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 237(170). 1918; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 103. 1988; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 72. 1995; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 124. 1990; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 112. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 71. 1997; Shetty & P. Singh in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 273. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 70. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 134. 2005; B.V. Shetty & P. Singh in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 746. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 233. 2009. Vitis tenuifolia Wight & Arn., Prodr. 129. 1834p.p.; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 660. 1875.
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  Description: Slender climbers. Leaves pedately 5-foliolate; leaflets elliptic or obovate, acute or obtuse, crenate, glabrous, the terminal leaflets to 4-5 x 2 cm; petiole 2.5-3 cm long. Flowers in axillary dichotomous cymes; pedicels very slender. Calyx truncate. Petals white, ovate-oblong, hooded at apex, 2.5 mm long. Disc lobed. Berry obovoid, 1 cm across; seeds 1-4.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-March
  District(s): Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Kannur, Kollam, Thrissur, Wayanad, Kozhikkode
  Habitat: Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia, China and Japan
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Sholayar, Kallar, Vengoli, Orukomban, Kakki hills, Ambayathode, Dhoni R. F., Thuthampara, Ettapadappu, Teppakulam, Thenmalai
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