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  Decaloba leschenaultii
 
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  Family: PASSIFLORACEAE
  Citation:  Decaloba leschenaultii (DC.) M.Roem., Fam. Nat. Syn. Monogr. 2: 160. 1846. Passiflora leschenaultii DC., Prodr. 3: 326. 1828; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 599. 1879; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 524(370). 1919; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 115. 1988; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 63. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 152. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 135. 1999; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 388. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Akasavellari, Murumurukkankodi, Seemavellari
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Slender climbers. Leaves to 4 x 8 cm, flat above, sub-orbicular, 3-ribbed; petiole 2.5 cm long. Flowers solitary, axillary, 4 cm across; pedicels 3 cm long; calyx 1.5 cm long, deeply lobed to the base; petals 1.5 x 1 cm, ovate, obtuse, white; corona 3-seriate, linear, pinkish; gynandrophore 1 cm long; filaments 1 cm long. Berry 4.5 x 3 cm, oblong, reddish, smooth, 3-valved; seeds 4 x 3 mm, ovoid, prominently and regularly pitted.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-May
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Shola forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Green
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Pothumala, Sunderamala, Brook's peak, Kadalar, Mannavan shola, Valiyaparathode, Kanthaloor forests
   
 
   
 
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