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  Cyclea peltata
 
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  Family: MENISPERMACEAE
  Citation:  Cyclea peltata (Lam.) Hook. f. & Thoms., Fl. Ind. 201. 1855 & in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 104. 1872p.p; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 31(22). 1915; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 29. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 66. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 58. 1985; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 42. 1988; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 5. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 61. 1989; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 51. 1990; Gangop. in B. D. Sharma et al., Fl. India 1: 325. 1993; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 11. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 50. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 7. 1995; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 11,24. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 36. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 23. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 46. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 12. 1998; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 16. 2000; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 66. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 51. 2005; M. Mohanan in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 186. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 81. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 105. 2009. Menispermum peltatum Lam., Encycl. 4: 96. 1797. Cyclea burmannii (DC.) Hook. f. & Thoms., Fl. Ind. 201. 1855 & Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 104. 1872. Clypea burmannii Wight & Arn., Prodr. 1: 14. 1834. Cyclea arnottii Miers, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. ser. 3, 18:19.1866; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 31(22).1915; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 42. 1988; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 12. 1998; M. Mohanan in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 184. 2005. Cocculus burmannii DC., Syst. Nat. 1: 517. 1817.
  Malayalam Name(s): Padakizhangu, Padathali, Padavalli, Pattichevian
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Pata root
  Description: Climbing shrubs; Leaves simple, alternate, peltate, 8-10 x 6-7 cm, ovate, apex acute or acuminate, base cordate,mnargins entire; 4-8 ribbed, pubescent below. Panicles to 20 x 7 cm, rachis pubescent;Ffowers densely packed towards the branch tips, sessile, densely hairy. Male flowers 1.5 mm across; sepals hairy outside; petals glabrous. Female flowers smaller; sepal-1, hairy; petal-1, hairy; carpel one, densely hairy. Drupe 4 mm dia, subglobose, white, pilose.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: April-May
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen and evergreen forests, also in the plains
  Distribution: India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow, Green
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 600-1400
  Localities: Peechi, Poringal, Kallar, Vallakkadavu, Puthussery, Sabarimala, On the banks of Kunthipuzha, Pathenthode, Adoor, Angamoozhy, Kodumundi-Chittar, Ambayathode, Kakkayangad, Tellicherry, Taliparamba, Munnaimail, Karivara slopes, Ayyappankovil, Nelluyampathy
   
 
   
 
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