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  Ceropegia decaisneana
 
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  Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE
  Citation:  Ceropegia decaisneana Wight, Ic. t. 1259. 1848; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 73. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 859(604). 1923; M.Y. Ansari, Fasc. Fl. Ind. 16: 13. 1984; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 286. 1990; Bruyns, Rheedea 7: 109. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 424. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 193. 1999; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 529. 2009.
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  Description: Twiners, root tuberous. Leaves to 11 x 1.5 cm, linear lanceolate, apex apiculate, base obtuse, membranous; petiole 1.5 cm. Cymes axillary; peduncle to 10 cm long; pedicels 1.2 cm long; calyx linear, 3 mm; corolla base inflated, tube 2 cm long, lobes 1.5 cm, lanceolate; corona outer 1 mm, inner spathulate, 2 mm.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-December
  District(s): Idukki, Malappuram, Palakkad, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Violet, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude:
  Localities: Champakkad, Mukkali dam site, Mukkali forests, Silent Valley R. F., Karuvarakundu
   
 
   
 
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