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  Cissampelopsis walkeri
 
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  Family: ASTERACEAE/COMPOSITAE
  Citation:  Cissampelopsis walkeri (Arn.) Jeffrey & Chen, Kew Bull. 39: 341. 1984; R. Mathur in Hajra et al., Fl. India 13: 200.1995; Vanijajiva & Kadereit, Kew Bull. 63: 220. 2008. Senecio walkeri Arn., Nov. Acta Phys. Med. Acad. Caes. Leop. Carol. Nat. Cur. 18: 349. 1836. Senecio corymbosus Wall. ex DC. var. walkeri (Arn.) Grierson, Ceylon J. Sci., Biol. Sci. 11: 22. 1974; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 157. 1988; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 265. 1994; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 40. 1998; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 386. 2002.
  Malayalam Name(s): Vettuva-marunnu-chedi
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Perennial liane. Leaves alternate, ovate, to 10 x 8 cm, chartaceous, base cordate, margin denticulate, apex acuminate, glabrous; petiole prehensile, to 4 cm. Corymbs terminal or in upper axils, to 12 cm wide; peduncle 5 cm. Capitula 9-12, homogamous, discoid, 5 mm wide. Involucre cylindrical; receptacle flat. Phyllaries c. 6, oblong-lanceolate, 5.5 x 1.5 mm. Pappus 6 mm. Corolla 2 mm wide; tube 4 mm; lobes 5. Stamens 5; anthers caudate, bases with sterile tailed auricles. Style arms papillose. Achenes cylindrical, 2.5 mm.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-April
  District(s): Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram, Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Shola forests
  Distribution: South India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 800-2500
  Localities: Sispara, Kakki hills, Boneccord, Athirumala
   
 
   
 
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