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  Decalepis nervosa
 
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  Family: PERIPLOCACEAE
  Citation:  Decalepis nervosa (Wight & Arn.) Venter, Taxon. 46: 712. 1997. Brachylepis nervosa Wight & Arn. in Wight, Contrib. 64. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 7. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 827(581). 1923. Bacolepis nervosa (Wight & Arn.) Decne. ex Moq. in DC., Prodr. 13: 216. 1849.
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  Description: Climbing shrubs, stem purplish, pubescent; latex milky. Leaves simple opposite, 5-10 x 3-7 cm, elliptic or elliptic-oblong, acute to acuminate, base obtuse, upper surface glabrous and shining; lateral nerves 8-10 pairs, prominent below, opurplish in young leaves; petiole to 1 cm long. Flowers in axillary and terminal condensed cymes; peduncle pubescent to glabrescent. Calyx deeply lobed, lobes ovate, acute. Corolla rotate, lobes ovate grrenish-purple; corona of 5 broad membranous scales. Stamens 5, attached to the throat of corolla; filaments short. Ovary glabrous; style apex capitate. Follicles narrowly lanceolate, 6-7 cm long.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-April
  District(s): Palakkad, Kannur
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Brown, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Western Ghats
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