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  Corallocarpus epigaeus
 
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  Family: CUCURBITACEAE
  Citation:  Corallocarpus epigaeus (Rottl. & Willd.) Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 628. 1879; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 541(382). 1919; Chakrav., Fasc. Fl. Ind. 11: 28. 1982; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 136. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 134. 2002. Bryonia epigaea Rottl. & Willd., Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin Neue Schriften ser. 4. 212. 1803.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kilimukkankizhangu
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  Description: Vines. Leaves 3-5 angled, to 8 x 8 cm, pubescent, apex acute, base cordate, dentate; petiole to 3 cm. Flowers monoecious, yellow; male flowers in racemes, to 1 cm; peduncles to 5 cm, stout; corolla 2 mm across, pubescent; stamens 3, erect; female flowers solitary, 2 mm across; ovary 4 mm, oblong, beaked. Fruit 1.5 x 1 cm, ellipsoid, beaked, circumscissile at base; seeds ca. 8.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-March
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: India, Tropical Africa and West Asia
  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: Sivapura, Kuchimudi
   
 
   
 
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