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  Ceropegia candelabrum ssp. tuberosa
 
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  Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE
  Citation:  Ceropegia candelabrum L. ssp. tuberosa (Roxb.) H. Huber in Dassan. & Fosberg, Rev. Handb. Fl. Ceylon 4: 120. 1983. Ceropegia tuberosa Roxb., Pl. Corom. t. 9. 1795; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 70. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 857(603). 1923; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 287. 1990. Ceropegia candelabrum L. var. biflora (L.) M.Y. Ansari, Fasc. Fl. Ind. 16: 12. 1984; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 192. 1999; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 316. 2005.
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  Description: Twiners. Leaves to 6.5 x 3.5, slightly obovate or oblong, apex obtuse, mucronate, membranous; petiole 1.5 cm. Cymes axillary, few flowered; peduncles 3 cm long; calyx 3 mm, linear, subulate; corolla bulbous at base, prominently veined, 3 cm, straight, lobes 5, 2 cm long, folded, fused to form beak, hairy, outer corona lobes 0.3 mm, 2-lobed, inner 2 mm, subulate. Follicles paired, 15 x 0.3 cm, terete, long beaked.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-April
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Thrissur
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  Habitat: Moist and dry deciduous forests, 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): Green, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Alampetty, Moozhiar, Karivara slopes
   
 
   
 
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