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  Marsdenia brunoniana
 
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  Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE
  Citation:  Marsdenia brunoniana Wight & Arn. in Wight, Contrib. 40. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 36. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 846(594). 1923; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 197. 1999.
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  Description: Twiners. Leaves to 10 x 7 cm, orbicular or broadly oblong, apex acuminate, base truncate or slightly cordate, glandular at base of lamina, membranous, puberulus below, nerves 5-6 pairs; petiole puberulus, to 2.5 cm. Cymes axillary, few flowered; calyx lobes 4 x 2 mm, oblong, apex acute, glandular within; corolla rotate tube 5 mm, lobes 4 x 3 mm, oblong, emarginate at apex, fleshy. corona single, staminal, base with two buttresses and with lanceolate tip, 5 mm; pollinia erect.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-March
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  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): Green
  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: Churullipetty
   
 
   
 
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