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  Sarcostemma intermedium
 
  Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE
  Citation:  Sarcostemma intermedium Decne. in DC., Prodr. 8: 538. 1844; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 27. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 838(589). 1923; Salim, Sujanapal and Kumar, J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 35: 192. 2011.
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  Description: Leafless stragglers; branches succulent, terete, jointed; latex milky. Umbels terminal, 5 - 15 flowered; flowers creamy; pedicels 0.7-1.2 cm, creamy, puberulous. Calyx 5-lobed; lobes ovate-lanceolate, ca 2 mm. Corolla 1.4-1.8 cm across, 5-lobed; lobes ca 6 x 3 mm, oblong, obtusely acute at apex. Outer corona 10-lobed, wavy, ca 2 mm; inner ca 2 mm. Pollinia 5. Stigma acuminate at apex. Fruit smooth 7-10 cm long; seeds oblong, ca 5 x 2 mm, winged; coma silky.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-December
  District(s): Wayanad
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  Habitat: Deciduous forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Creamy
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
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