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  Ceropegia elegans
 
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  Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE
  Citation:  Ceropegia elegans Wall. in Curtis, Bot. Mag. 57: t. 3015. 1830; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 68. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 857(602). 1923; M.Y. Ansari, Fasc. Fl. Ind. 16: 14. 1984; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 257. 1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 282. 1988; Bruyns, Rheedea 7: 111. 1997; 30; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 193. 1999; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 100. 2000; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 448. 2002; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 529. 2009. Ceropegia mysorensis Wight, Ic. t. 846. 1844-1845; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 69. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 857(602). 1923. Ceropegia walkeriae Wight, Ic. t. 1266. 1848; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 69. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 857(602). 1923.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kammanamkizhangu
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Twiners. Leaves to 4 x 3 cm, ovate, lanceolate, apex acute, base slightly cordate, membranous; petiole 1.5 cm. Cymes axillary; peduncles 1.5 cm; pedicels 1 cm; calyx 2 mm. Linear; corolla base bulbous, mouth broadly widened, tube, 1.8 cm long, curved, lobes 5, 1 x 0.6 cm, triangular, ovate, obtusely apiculate; outer corona lobes 5, deeply 2-fid, 2 mm; inner lobes 5, 2 mm, linear.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: June-December
  District(s): Kozhikkode, Kollam, Idukki, Palakkad, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: Peninsular 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
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 700-1600
  Localities: Kombakkayam, Chandanathode, Muthappanpuzha, Bonaccord, Agasthymala peak
   
 
   
 
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