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  Leptadenia reticulata
 
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  Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE
  Citation:  Leptadenia reticulata (Retz.) Wight & Arn. in Wight, Contrib. 47. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 63. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 850(598). 1923; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 437. 1990; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 291. 1990; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 225. 1995; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 197. 1999. Cynanchum reticulatum Retz., Obs. Bot. 2: 15. 1781. Leptadenia imberbis Wight, Contrib. 48. 1834.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kuruninvalli, Karkodavalli, Palachedi
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Woody climbers, latex milky, mealy pubescent. Leaves to 9 x 7 cm, broadly ovate, oblong, gradually acute at apex, base truncate or shallowly cordate, stellate hairy; petiole to 3 cm. Umbels axillary; peduncles to 0.5 cm, pubescent; flowers yellow, pedicels to 7 mm; bracts 4 mm, hairy; calyx cupular, 2 mm, pubescent, ovate; corolla tube 1.5 mm, lobes 3 mm, triangular ovate, margins folded, pubescent; corona double, outer corolline, bifid; inner staminal; pollinia suberect, pellucid; ovary 1 mm. Follicles paired, 6 x 2 cm, bluntly acute at both ends.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-December
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad, Kollam, Malappuram
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Moist and dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia to Madagascar
  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:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Champakkad, Agali, Teppakulam
   
 
   
 
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