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  Cissus glyptocarpa
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  Family: VITACEAE
  Citation:  Cissus glyptocarpa (Thw.) Planch. in A. & C. DC., Monogr. Phan. 5: 477. 1887; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 235(168). 1918; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 120. 1984; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 60. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 104. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 125. 1990; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 71. 1995; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 26. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 71. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 153. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 73. 1998; Shetty & P. Singh in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 285. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 71. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 169. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 135. 2005; B.V. Shetty & P. Singh in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 751. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 234. 2009. Vitis glyptocarpa Thw., Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 62. 1858; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 645. 1875.
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  Description: Creepers or climbers; branches with corky wings, glabrous. Leaves simple, alternate, 10 x 7 cm, ovate, acuminate at apex, cordate at base, serrate, puberulus, nerves 4-7 pairs; petiole to 3 cm long. Cymes 3 x 3 cm, extra- axillary, peduncled. Flowers many, 1.5 mm long, greenish; pedicels 10 mm long; petals 2 mm long, oblong, green. Fruits pyriform, purple; seed 1.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: April-October
  District(s): Palakkad, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Wayanad
  Habitat: Evergreen and moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow, Red
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Altitude: 300-1100
  Localities: Kallar, Poonkavanam, Peruvaripallam, Silent Valley R. F., Chandanathode, Campshed area, Moozhiar, on way to Kannoth, Karappa, Muthikulam forests, Thalichola, Ettapadappu, Athirumala, Base of Agathyamala
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