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  Thunbergia mysorensis
 
  Family: ACANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Thunbergia mysorensis (Wight) Anders., J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 9: 448. 1967; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 393. 1884; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1008(708). 1924; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 310. 1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 352. 1988; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 212. 1988; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 602. 1990; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 362. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 355. 1994; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 29. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 350. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 528. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 241. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 309. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 239. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 520. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 389. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 635. 2009. Hexacentris mysorensis Wight, Ic. t. 871. 1844.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Clock Vine
  Description: Climbers. Leaves simple, 10-14 x 4-8 cm, ovate-lanceolate or oblong, apex acute to acuminate, base truncate or hastate, scabrid, coarsely nerved, dentate; petiole 1-5 cm long. Racemes axillary, to 50 cm long, drooping; flowers many; bracteoles 15-25 x 5-12 mm, ovate-oblong-lanceolate, pedicels 2-3 cm long, opposite. Calyx obscure. Corolla yellow, to 4 cm long, 6 cm across, tube ventricose, lobes obovate, glabrous. Filaments ciliate, anthers spurred. Capsule 3 cm long.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-March
  District(s): Palakkad, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Wayanad, Kozhikkode
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 800-1400
  Localities: Peechi, Kallar, Arjunankotta, Karimala, Silent Valley R. F., Ponmudi, Campshed area, Moozhiar, Aluvamkudi, Teerthundamala, Thalichola, Bonaccord, Pongalapara, Athirumala
   
 
   
 
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