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  Lepistemon verdcourtii
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Lepistemon verdcourtii Philip Mathew & Biju, Kew Bull. 46: 560. 1991; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 311. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 209. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 345. 2005.
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  Description: Twiners, velutinous. Leaves 6-9 x 3-6 cm, ovate, apex acuminate, mucronate, base cordate or hastate, tomentose on both sides, lateral nerves 6-8; petiole to 7.5 cm long. Flowers in many-flowered dense, umbellate, peduncled cymes; peduncle ca. 3 cm long; pedicels 7 or 8 mm long; sepals ovate, obtuse, subequal, outer 3 x 3 mm, inner two 3.5 x 3 mm; corolla urceolate, pale yellow 1.5 cm long, shortly lobed, lobes plaited, glabrous; scales obovoid, concave, hirsute outside; stamens attached to the base of scales; ovary glabrous, conical; style short, stigma 2-lobed, papillose. Capsule dorsiventrally compressed, deeply 4-lobed, glabrous, 2-3.5 x 5-6 mm; seeds 4, ovoid, greyish-brown tomentose.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-April
  District(s): Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Thrissur
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  Habitat: Among reeds in semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats (Kerala)
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Kerala
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  Localities: Poringal, Vazhachal, Peringalkuth, Kothala, Konni
   
 
   
 
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