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  Ceropegia omissa
 
  Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE
  Citation:  Ceropegia omissa H. Huber, Mem. Soc. Brot. 12: 67. 1957; M.Y. Ansari, Fasc. Fl. Ind. 16: 27. 1984; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 194. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 194. 2002. Ceropegia intermedia Wight var. wightii Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 71. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 858(603). 1923.
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  Description: Twiners. Leaves 8-11 x 2 cm, lanceolate, apex acute, base obtuse, membranous; petiole 1.3 cm. Cymes axillary; peduncles 1.5 cm; pedicels 1.5 cm; flowers purplish; calyx 5-lobed, 3.5 mm, linear lanceolate; corolla curved, base bulbous, tube 2.3 cm, lobes fused at apex, lobes 8 mm, ciliate; outer corona cupular, 5-lobed, 1 mm, inner 2 mm, spathulate.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-December
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad
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  Habitat: Scrub jungles
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink, Violet
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
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  Localities: Paradipolla, Parambikulam
   
 
   
 
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