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  Marsdenia raziana
 
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  Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE
  Citation:  Marsdenia raziana Yoga. & Subram., Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. (Pl. Sci.) 83B: 147. 1976; Sasidh. & Anto, Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 21: 247. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 210. 1997; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 533. 2009.
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  Description: Climbing glabrous shrubs, stem striate, latex watery. Leaves simple, opposite, 10-19 x 7-10 cm, oblong, acuminate, base rounded or acute, membranous, glabrous and glossy; lateral nerves 7-9 pairs, reticulations prominent beneath; petiole 1-3 cm long. Flowers brownish-pink, 1 x 1.2 cm, in 10-15 flowered umbellate racemes. Calyx ovate, acute, ciliate along the margins. Corolla tube urceolate, lobes ovate, acte, reflexed.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-March
  District(s): Kollam, Wayanad, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: South 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: South India
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude:
  Localities: Alvarakurichi
   
 
   
 
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