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  Ceropegia ciliata
 
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  Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE
  Citation:  Ceropegia ciliata Wight, Ic. t. 1262. 1846; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 72. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 858(603). 1923; M.Y. Ansari, Fasc. Fl. Ind. 16: 13. 1984; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 176. 1988.
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  Description: Slender hispid twiners. Leaves opposite, up to 7.5 x 2 cm, hispid, linear-ovate or lanceolate. Inflorescence many-flowered umbelliform often branching cymes. Calyx 5-partite, with 5 glandular scales within, lobes narrow. Corolla slender, pale green outside, purplish within, the lobes dark green or lead-coloured, up to 2.5cm long, the base of the tube slightly inflated, the lobes joining in a short oblong head. Outer corona-lobes short ciliate, inner processes slender, hooked. Staminal-column short, included in the base of the tube; anthers short, erect, without appendages. Ovary of 2 carpels; style-apex truncate or shortly conical. Follicles short, slender; seeds usually oblong, margined, ending in a silky coma.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-October
  District(s): Palakkad, Thrissur
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  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
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
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