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  Pothos crassipedunculatus
 
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  Family: ARACEAE
  Citation:  Pothos crassipedunculatus Sivad. & N. Mohanan, Pl. Syst. Evol. 168: 221. 1989; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 498. 1994; Gopalan & Henry, Endemic Pl. Agasthiyamala 351. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 368. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 759. 2002.
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  Description: Stem apex flagellate. Leaves 13-20 x 4-7 cm, elliptic-lanceolate, apex acuminate, base cordate, intramarginal veins looping at the margin; petiole to 2 cm, pulvinate. Inflorescence lateral, ca 1 cm long, cataphylls 3 or 4; peduncle to 4 cm; spathe 2-2.5 x 1.5 cm, ovate-acute, apiculate, white; spadix sessile, 2 x 0.4 cm, sub-cylindric. Flowers to 2 mm diameter, bisexual trimerous; tepals 6, fleshy, apex flat; filaments short, 3 x 0.6 mm; anthers 4-lobed, extrorse; stigma sessile, convex with tuft of papillae at centre; ovary trilocular.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-May
  District(s): Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Creamy, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Endangered (EN)
  Altitude: 800-1200
  Localities: Orukomban, Agastyarkudam, Athirumala, Chemungi
   
 
   
 
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