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  Chilocarpus denudatus
 
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  Family: APOCYNACEAE
  Citation:  Chilocarpus denudatus Blume, Bijdr. 1025. 1826; Markgraf, Blumea 19:65.1971; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 279. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 412. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 242. 1998; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 518. 2009. Chilocarpus atrovirens (G. Don) Blume, Mus. Bot. Lugd.-Bat 1:153. 1850, 'atroviridis'; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3:626. 1882; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 802(564). 1923; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 280. 1990. Hunteria atrovirens G.Don, Syst. 4:105. 1837. Chilocarpus malabaricus Bedd., Ic. t. 175. 1868-1874; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 252. 1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 277. 1988; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 436. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 308. 2005.
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  Description: Large glabrous climbers, old stem with warty tubercles, tender parts yellow, glabrous. Leaves to 15 x 5 cm, oblong, abruptly acuminate, base acute glabrous; nerves many, parallel, close, forming an intramarginal vein; petiole 1 cm long, yellow. Flowers in axillary panicled cymes; peduncle to 6 cm long; pedicels to 3 mm long, slender; bracts small ovate; calyx 1 mm long, lobes ovate, acute, united at the lower half; corolla yellow, 5 mm long, glabrous, lobes small, obovate, twisted; stamens 5, included, inserted inside the middle of the tube; ovary 1-celled, ovules many, stigma oblong. Fruit a berry, 7 x 3 cm; seeds many, embedded in the yellow pulp.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-August
  District(s): Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Palakkad, Malappuram, Thrissur, Wayanad
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Altitude: 500-700
  Localities: Peechi, Vazhachal, Pamba, Uppupara, Parur, Manthampotty, Sabari hills, Ambayathode, Mukkali forests, Karappa, Nadugani ghats, Attayar
   
 
   
 
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