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  Ceropegia bulbosa var. lushii
 
  Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE
  Citation:  Ceropegia bulbosa Roxb. var. lushii (Graham) Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 68. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 857(602). 1923; M.Y. Ansari, Fasc. Fl. Ind. 16: 11. 1984; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 193. 2002. Ceropegia lushii Graham, Bot. Mag. t.3300. 1834. Ceropegia acuminata Roxb., Pl. Corom. 1: 12, t. 8. 1795; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 70. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 858(603). 1923. Ceropegia tuberosa Dalz. & Gibs., Bombay Fl. 154. 1861. Ceropegia bulbosa Roxb. var. esculenta (Edgew.) Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 68. 1883.
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  Description: Twiners. Leaves 6-8 x 7-1.3 cm, linear-lanceolate, apex acuminate, base acute; petiole to 1 cm. Cymes axillary, umbellate; peduncle to 1.5 cm; bracts 3 mm, linear; pedicel 5 mm; calyx 5-lobed, to 5 mm, beaked, dark purple, tube yellow with dark blotches; pollinia 3, obovoid-circular, caudicle minute, receptacle small; outer corolla ca 1mm, cupular, membranous, inner corona 5, ca 2 mm, spathulate, connivent.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-October
  District(s): Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: India and Pakistan
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink, Purple
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Localities: Parambikulam
   
 
   
 
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