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  Cissus repens
 
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  Family: VITACEAE
  Citation:  Cissus repens Lam., Encycl. 1: 31. 1783; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 233(167). 1918; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 68. 1982; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 105. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 108. 1989; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 121. 1994; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 74. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 72. 1999; Shetty & P. Singh in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 290. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 71. 2002; B.V. Shetty & P. Singh in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 755. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 235. 2009. Cissus glauca Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1:425.1820; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 234(168). 1918; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 68. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 119. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 105. 1985; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 104. 1988; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 133. 1990; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 125. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 121. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 71. 1995; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 169. 2002; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 152. 1997; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 135. 2005. Vitis repens (Lam.) Wight & Arn. in Wight, Cat. 58.1833 & Prodr. 125.1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1:646.1872.
  Malayalam Name(s): Chunnambuvalli, Mrigampuli, Njarala, Nerinnampuli
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Cissus
  Description: Creepers; stem glaucous, terete. Leaves 10-16 x 6-11 cm, ovate, acuminate, deeply cordate at base, 5 nerved from base, midrib with 3 pairs of lateral nerves; petiole 4-7 cm long. Cymes 5-7 cm across, glabrous; peduncle 6 cm long; junctions with orbicular bracts; pedicels 5-8 together, 1 cm long. Flowers many; calyx obtusely lobed, ciliate; petals 1.5 mm long, reddish, disk glabrous. Drupe 4 x 3 mm, oblique-obovoid, smooth
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-December
  District(s): Palakkad, Kottayam, Kasaragode, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikkode, Idukki, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: All types of forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  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:
  Localities: Samplampetty, Swamikkayam, Karadikkavala, Vengoli, Thekkady, Kannoth, Adoor, Pandalam, Hosdurg, Periyarum, Sreekantapuram, Taliparamba, Mukkali forests, Vattapara-Siruvani forests, Vadapuram, Vazhikadavu, Teppakulam, Neyyar
   
 
   
 
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