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  Cayratia mollissima
  Family: VITACEAE
  Citation:  Cayratia mollissima (Wall.) Gagnep. in Lecomte, Notul. Syst. (Paris) 1: 345. 1911; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 237(169). 1918; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 104. 1985; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 58. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 103. 1988; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 112. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 70. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 72. 1998; Shetty & P. Singh in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 270. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 69. 2002; B.V. Shetty & P. Singh in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 743. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 232. 2009. Vitis mollissima Wall. in Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 482. 1824; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 656. 1875.
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  Description: Weak climbers; stem scabrous. Leaves trifoliate, Leaflets 3, 8-12 x 4-7 cm, ovate, acuminate at apex, acute at base, distantly spineus-serrate; nerves 4 or 5 pairs, glabrous; petiole 4 cm long. Peduncle 1.5 cm long, extra-axillary, trichotomous cymes 2 x 3 cm. Flowers greenish-yellow. Calyx a membranous cup, 2 mm across, entire. Petals 2 x 1 mm, oblong. Berry 6 mm across, obovoid, glabrous; seeds pitted on sides
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-December
  District(s): Palakkad, Kasaragode, Idukki, Kannur, Kollam, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Habitat: Evergreen, semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  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
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  Localities: Peechi, Kallar, Kattalappara, Pamba, Vengoli, Pezha, Aruvikkara, Valiyaparathode, on way to Brahmagiri, Peradala
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