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  Cynanchum alatum
 
  Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE
  Citation:  Cynanchum alatum Wight & Arn. in Wight, Contrib. 57. 1834 & Ic. t. 1280. 1848; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 24. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 836(588). 1923; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 208. 1997.
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  Description: Glabrous twining herbs. Leaves elliptic-oblong or linear-oblong, acute, base cordate, sparsely hairy, glaucous below, to 8 x 3 cm; lateral nerves 7-9, faint. Peduncles 1-1.5 cm long. Corolla white, 0.5 cm long, divided nearly to the base, lobes oblong, acute; corona of 5 erect obtuse bifid lobes, with shorter lobes between them.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-March
  District(s): Kollam
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Deciduous forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude:
  Localities: Rosemala
   
 
   
 
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