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  Ceropegia maculata
 
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  Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE
  Citation:  Ceropegia maculata Bedd., Madras J. Lit. Sci. ser. 3, 1: 52. 1864; M.Y. Ansari, Fasc. Fl. Ind. 16: 23. 1984; Sasidh. & Swarup., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 18: 631. 1994; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 286. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 207. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 249. 1998. Ceropegia parviflora Trimen, J. Bot. 27: 164. 1889.
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  Description: Slender glabrous herbs. Leaves to 8.5 x 5.5 cm, ovate, acute or acuminate, base obtuse or rounded, membranous; nerves 3 pairs; petiole to 2.5 cm long. Peduncles shorter than the petioles. Flowers few to many, subumbellate; pedicel 1 cm long; sepals 3 mm long, linear; corolla to 1.8 cm long, base slightly inflated, greenish-violet on lower 2/3, white above, thinly villous in a ring inside, lobes 4 mm long, ovate, bluish-green, sparsely hairy; outer corona of 5 lobes, each deeply divided, hairy at base; inner corona linear as long as or slightly longer than the outer.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-November
  District(s): Idukki, Kollam, Thrissur
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  Habitat: Semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: South 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
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  Localities: Peechi, Sholayar, Rosemala, Thannikkudy
   
 
   
 
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