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  Ceropegia juncea
 
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  Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE
  Citation:  Ceropegia juncea Roxb., Pl. Corom. t. 10. 1795; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 68. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 856(602). 1923; M.Y. Ansari, Fasc. Fl. Ind. 16: 18. 1984; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 193. 1999.
  Malayalam Name(s): Valakody
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Leafless twiners, sap watery, stem striated. Cymes axillary; peduncles 1 cm; pedicels 1 cm long. calyx 5-lobed, 5 x 1 mm, lanceolate; corolla basally inflated, curved, tube 2.5 cm long, widened at mouth, lobes 5, 3 cm long, fused at apex, inside with brown hairs; outer corona 5, with 2-fid lobes, 3 mm; inner of 5 subulate lobes; pollinia erect, pellucid along margins; ovaries 2 mm, stigma truncate. Follicles paired, 20 x 1 cm, linear-lanceolate, hooked at apex.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-January
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests and scrub jungles
  Distribution: Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green, Violet
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Churullipetty, Alampetty
   
 
   
 
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