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  Ceropegia candelabrum ssp. candelabrum
 
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  Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE
  Citation:  
  Malayalam Name(s): Nagathunba, Nota-nodhen-valli, Kammanamkizhangu
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  Description: Twiners. Leaves 4-7 x 3-5 cm, linear-elliptic to ovate-orbicular, apex obtuse to apiculate, base acute or rounded, nerves 3 pairs, reticulate; petiole to 1.5 cm long. Cymes few to many flowered; peduncles longer than the petiole; pedicels 11 mm long; sepals 3 x 0.5 mm, lanceolate; corolla 26 mm long, tube slightly inflated below, greenish-white with purple streaks, hispid, lobes 6 x3 mm, yellow, hairy within, beak purplish; outer corona 3 x 1.5 mm, of 5 entire or truncate hairy lobes; inner corona erect, linear-spathulate, glabrous.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-November
  District(s): Palakkad, Kasaragode, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikkode, Thrissur
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests and scrub jungles, also in the plains
  Distribution: India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Violet, Yellow, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Localities: Peechi, Kattalappara, Karimutty, Thekkady, Vellimala, Parambikulam, Kannimara, Ezhimala, Thadikkundu, Pathenthode, Mannarappara, Taliparamba, Olavakkot, Veli, Ampumala
   
 
   
 
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