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  Diploclisia glaucescens
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  Citation:  Diploclisia glaucescens (Blume)Diels in Engl., Pflanzenreich Menispermac. 225. 1910; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 28(20). 1915; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 28. 1982; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 58. 1985; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 6. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 43. 1988; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 67. 1984; A. Pramanik in B. D. Sharma et al., Fl. India 1: 327. 1993; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 51. 1994; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 36. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 48. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 12. 1998; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 17. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 9. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 66. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 51. 2005; M. Mohanan in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 187. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 106. 2009. Cocculus glaucescens Blume, Bijdr. 25. 1825. Cocculus macrocarpus Wight & Arn., Prodr. 13. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 101. 1872.
  Malayalam Name(s): Vattavalli, Vattoli
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  Description: Woody climbers. Leaves simple, alternate,6-8 cm across, broadly ovate to orbicular, apex obtuse, base truncate or some times slightly cordate, glaucous below, margin entire, membranous; petiole 1.5-3 cm long. Flowers unisexual, in large drooping panicles, bright yellow. Sepals 6 in two whorls, 3 mm long, obovate. Petals 6, smaller than sepals concave with incurved margins, 2 mm long, obovate, emarginated. Stamens 6 in male flowers, staminodes absent. Carpels 3 in female flowers, free; style cylindric. Drupe compressed, curved, tubercled.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-August
  District(s): Palakkad, Kozhikkode, Kasaragode, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Evergreen, semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia and China
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -1500
  Localities: Peechi, Sholayar, Chokkampetti, Vazhikadavu, Karimala, Damsite, Kakki hills, Chandanathode, Odanthode, Taliparamba, Nedumkayam, Muthappanpuzha, Meenmutty, Attayar
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