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  Ceropegia hirsuta
 
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  Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE
  Citation:  Ceropegia hirsuta Wight & Arn. in Wight, Contrib. 30. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 7. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 562(604). 1922; M.Y. Ansari, Fasc. Fl. Ind. 16: 16. 1984; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 177. 1988; Bruyns, Rheedea 7: 113. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 248. 1998. Ceropegia ophiocephala Dalz. in Hook.'s J. Bot. Kew. Gard. Misc. 2: 259. 1850. Ceropegia hirsuta var. stenophylla Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 71. 1983; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 859(604). 1923. Ceropegia hispida Blatt. & McCann, Journ. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 35: 409. 1931.
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  Description: Hirsute twiner. Leaves to 12 x 1 cm, linear, acuminate, base acute, pubescent; petiole to 5 mm long. Flowers purple, 3-10 together, 3 cm long; peduncle 5mm long, stout; pedicels 12 mm long; calyx lobes 8 mm long, linear, ciliate; corolla dark purplish brown, tube 2.5 cm long, dialated at base, cylindric, broaden above, hairy inside, lobes 6 mm long, ovate, acute, hairy within; outer corona 5 mm across, lobes deltoid, bifid, densely ciliate, inner corona linear, erect, 2.5 mm long, hooked at tips, villous at base.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: June-September
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow, Purple, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Kottamala, Nilikkal
   
 
   
 
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