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  Cyclea fissicalyx
 
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  Family: MENISPERMACEAE
  Citation:  Cyclea fissicalyx Dunn in Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 31(22). 1915 & Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1916: 60. 1916; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 5. 1988; Gangop. in B. D. Sharma et al., Fl. India 1: 324. 1993; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 12. 1998; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 16. 2000; M. Mohanan in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 185. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 105. 2009. Cyclea peltata Miers, Contr. Bot. 3: 236. 1871, non (Lam.) Hook. f. & Thoms. 1855.
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  Description: Climbers; Leaves simple, alternate, peltate ,8-10 x 4-5 cm, ovate, apex sharply acuminate, base truncate,margin entire; 5-ribbed, reticulate, glabrous; petiole 1.5-2.5 cm long. Panicle to 15 x 5 cm, flowers 2 mm across, glabrous, shortly pedicelled; peduncles slender; bracts foliar. Calyx campanulate, glabrous. Petals connate; anthers in male flowers connate into a ring at the top of staminal column. Ovary in female flowers hairy; style trifid.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-April
  District(s): Kozhikkode, Idukki, Palakkad, Wayanad, Kannur
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats (Kerala)
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
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  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Kerala
  IUCN status: Endangered (EN)
  Altitude: 150-1340
  Localities: Vellimala, On the banks of Kunthipuzha, Damodaran Kolle
   
 
   
 
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