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  Pandorea jasminoides
 
  Family: BIGNONIACEAE
  Citation:  Pandorea jasminoides (Lindl.) Schum. in Engl. & Prantl, Naturl. Pflanzenfam. 4(3b): 230. 1894; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 211. 1982. Tecoma jasminoides Lindl., Bot. Reg. 23. t. 2002. 1837.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Bower Plant, Pandora vine
  Description: An evergreen twining shrubs without tendrils or aerial roots; branches terete, glabrous. Leaves opposite, odd-pinnate; petioles 4 cm long; leaflets 3-7, usually 5, 5-8 x 2-2.5 cm, ovate-lanceolate, coriaceous, entire, green; paired leaflets subsessile; odd leaflet with petiolule 1.3-1.5 cm long. Inflorescence of terminal many-flowered, corymbose panicles. Flowers 2.5 x 3.5 cm across. Calyx truncate, 7 x 5 mm, obscurely lobed, glabrous. Corolla tubular-campanulate, with 5 sub-orbicular, wavy lobes, pinkish with purplish hairy throat. Stamens 4, didynamous; filaments 1 cm and 1.5 cm long each, curved, hairy at the base; anther cell 2, divergent. Ovary compressed, 4 x 3 mm glabrous, seated on a 5-ridged disc, 2-celled, with numerous ovules on axile placentae; style 1-5 cm long, white; stigma 2-lobed, lobes flattened.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-May
  District(s): Kozhikkode, Thrissur, Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grown as ornamental plant
  Distribution: North East Australia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
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