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  Clytostoma binatum
 
  Family: BIGNONIACEAE
  Citation:  Clytostoma binatum (Thunb.) Sandwith in Recueil, Trav. Bot. Neerl. 34: 231. 1937; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 269. 1985.
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  Description: Climbers with long slender stems. Leaves opposite, with 2 leaflets and sometimes tendrils; leaflets elliptic to oblong-ovate, 6-15 x 3.5-6.5 cm, shortly to long-acuminate, entire. Flowers 1-4, axillary or appearing terminal. Calyx 4-6 mm long, truncate or minutely denticulate. Corolla lavender, pink or pale purplish with white centre; tube 2.5-5.5 cm long; lobes ovate, 1-2.5 x 1.5-2 cm. Fruit ellipsoid, 4-7 x 1.8-2.8 cm, densely echinate; seeds discoid-cordiform, 2.5-3.5 x 1.2-3 cm.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-April
  District(s): Kasaragode
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grown as ornamental plant
  Distribution: Tropical America
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink, Purple
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Localities: Manjeswar
   
 
   
 
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