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  Chonemorpha fragrans
 
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  Family: APOCYNACEAE
  Citation:  Chonemorpha fragrans (Moon) Alston, Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Peradeniya) 11: 203. 1929; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 162. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 253. 1984; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 414. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 289. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 216. 1995; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 202. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 413. 1997; Ravikumar & Ved, Illustr. Field Guide 100 Red Listed Med. Pl. 84. 2000 Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 188. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 437. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 309. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 423. 2009. Echites fragrans Moon, Cat. Pl. Ceylon 20.1824. Echites grandiflora Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp. 136. 1821. Echites macrophylla Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2:13.1832. Chonemorpha macrophylla (Roxb.) G. Don, Gen. Hist. 4: 76. 1837-1838; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 661. 1882; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 818(575). 1923. Chonemorpha grandiflora (Roth) M. R. & S. M. Almeida, Journ. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 90: 427. 1993; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 279. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 242. 1998; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 519. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Appuppanthadi, Mutthappanthadi, Novunni, Perumkurumba
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Frangipani vine
  Description: Woody climbers, branchlets tomentose. Leaves simple, opposite, 20-25 x 15-22 cm, broadly elliptic or ovate-orbicular, apex shortly acuminate, base cordate, pubescent above and tomentose beneath. Flowers 6-8 cm across, white, in terminal tomentose paniculate cymes. Calyx 1 cm long, glabrous, glandular within; lobes ovate, acute. Corolla fairly large, salver shaped, lobes longer than the tube, obovate, cuneate, rounded at apex. Stamens included, anthers lanceolate, sagitate. Disc cupular. Crpels distinct, ovules many, stigma bifid. Follicles to 30 x 2 cm, subtetragonous; seeds 2 cm long, coma 4.5 cm long, white.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: April-December
  District(s): Palakkad, Alappuzha, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikkode, Thrissur, Wayanad, Kannur
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Evergreen forests and sacred groves in the plains
  Distribution: India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  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
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 500-1200
  Localities: Peechi, Rosemala, Koruthode, Kothala, Chittar, Aikdau, Chengannur, Nadugani ghats, Bonaccord
   
 
   
 
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