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  Porana racemosa
 
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  Family: CONVOLVULACEAE
  Citation:  Porana racemosa Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 41. 1824; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 566. 2009. Porana malabarica Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 223, 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 921(647). 1923.
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  Description: Slender, herbaceous perennial twiners; stem appressed-pubescent when young, glabrous afterwards. Leaves alternate, 3-10 x 3-8 cm, ovate, acuminate, base cordate, pilose; petiole 2-5 cm long. Flowers in axillary racemes, often combined into a lax panicle; lower bracts leaf-like, with a semi-amplexicaul base; upper ones subulate; pedicels 0.3-0.6 cm long. Calyx-segments 0.15-0.25 cm long, linear-lanceolate, thinly hairy, enlarged in fruiting, up to 2 cm long. Corolla white, 0.8-1 cm long, glabrous, lobes 5, ovate, acute. Stamens included. Style well-developed; stigma shortly bilobed. Capsule 8 mm long, ovoid; seeds 6 mm long, oblong, reddish-brown, glabrous.
  Habit: Climber
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  District(s): Idukki, Wayanad
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  Habitat: Deciduous forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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