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  Cissus repanda
 
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  Family: VITACEAE
  Citation:  Cissus repanda Vahl, Symb. Bot. 3:18.1794; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 234(167). 1918; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 120. 1984; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 125. 1990; Shetty & P. Singh in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 290. 2000; B.V. Shetty & P. Singh in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 754. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 180. 2009. Vitis repanda (Vahl) Wight & Arn., Prodr. 105. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 648. 1875.
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  Description: Scandent shrub; branches subterete, woody; young parts appressed-wooly, reddish; tendrils branched. Leaves suborbicular, sometimes 5-7 angled deeply cordate at base, dentate-serrate at margin, short-acuminate at apex, 10-20 x 7-15 cm, densely reddish appresed-wooly when young, glabrescent; petioles 3-7 cm long; stipules falcate, ca 5 x 2.5 mm, pubescent. Inflorescences lax subcorymbosely branched umbelled cymes, 5-11 cm long; peduncles 3-7 cm long, hairy. Flowers hairy; pedicels 3-4 mm long. Calyx cupular, obscurely 4-lobed. Petals ovate, ca 2 x 1 mm. Disc 4-lobed. Berries ellipsoid-pyriform, mucronate, 5-7 mm across, 1-seeded; Seed obovoid, smooth except for longitudinally encircling ridged raphe.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-April
  District(s): Alappuzha, Kollam, Palakkad
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  Habitat: Semi-evergreen forests, also in sacred groves
  Distribution: South Asia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Chitoor-Agali area, Olipara forests, Pathiyoor
   
 
   
 
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