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  Cissus aristatus
 
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  Family: VITACEAE
  Citation:  Cissus aristatus Blume, Bijdr. 183. 1825; Shetty & P. Singh in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 280.2000; B.V. Shetty & P. Singh in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 749. 2005. Cissus simples Blanco, Fl. Filip. (ed. 1) 72. 1837. Cissus pyrrhodasys Miq., Fl. Ind. Bat. Suppl. 1: 517. 1861. Cissus adnata auct. non Roxb.: Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 234(168). 1918. Vitis adnata auct. non (Roxb.) Wall.; Wight & Arn., Prodr. 126. 1834.
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  Description: Scandent shrub; branches subterete, striate, tomentose; tendrils branched. Leaves ovate, truncate to cordate at base, bristly serrate at margin, acute to acuminate at apex, 7-13 x 5-11 cm, glabrous to tomentose above, arachnoid-hairy beneath; petioles 3-8 cm long, hairy. Stipules ca 3x 2 mm, pubescent. Inflorescences umbelled cymes, 3-6 cm long; peduncles 2- 4.5 cm long, hairy. Flowers hairy; pedicels ca 2 mm long. Calyx cupular, truncate. Petals oblong-ovate, ca 1.2 x 1 mm. Disc conspicuous, 4-notched, covering ovary. Berries obellipsoid, ca 5 mm across, 1-seeded. Seed obovoid, oblique at base, tessellated with angled facets on either side of longitudinally encircling ridged raphe.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-January
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  Habitat: Deciduous forests and scrub jungles
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
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  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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