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  Hemidesmus indicus var. pubescens
 
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  Family: PERIPLOCACEAE
  Citation:  Hemidesmus indicus (L.) R. Br. var. pubescens (Wight & Arn.) Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 4. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 825(580). 1923; Ramach., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 5: 139. 1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 284. 1988; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 196. 1999; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 539. 2009. Hemidesmus pubescens Wight & Arn. in Wight, Contrib. 63. 1834.
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  Description: Twiners, pubescent. Leaves opposite, rarely ternate, to 9 x 2.5 cm oblong-elliptic, apex acute, tip apiculate, sub coriaceous, pubescent ; petiole 0.5 cm, pubescent. Flowers in axillary subsessile fascicles, bracts 1 mm, lanceolate; calyx lobes 2 mm, ovate, margins ciliate; corolla rotate, deeply lobed, lobes 4 x 2 mm, ovate, acute, rugose within; pollinia granular; corona single, corolline; ovaries 2 mm, style 1 mm.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-
  District(s): Idukki, Wayanad, Kannur
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests and scrub jungles
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow, Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
  IUCN status:
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  Localities: Karimutty, Tolpetty, Ambayathode
   
 
   
 
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