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  Tylophora mollissima
 
  Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE
  Citation:  Tylophora mollissima Wight & Arn. in Wight, Contrib. 49. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 48. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 843(593). 1923; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 248. 1989; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 211. 1997; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 36. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 254. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 199. 1999; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 536. 2009.
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  Description: Pubescent twiners. Leaves to 5 x 2 cm, oblong, rounded, apiculate, rounded at base; nerves 4 pairs, narrow; petiole 5-15 mm long. Raceme 3-10 cm long, branched, umbellate, axillary. Flowers pinkish, 2 mm across, clustered in short lateral groups; pedicels 5-9 mm long; sepals 1 x 0.5 mm, ovate, acute, hirsute; corolla brownish, lobes 2 x 1 mm, ovate-oblong, obtuse; corona shallowly 5-lobed.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-July
  District(s): Kottayam, Idukki, Kollam, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Shola forests
  Distribution: South India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: South India
  IUCN status:
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  Localities: Alvarakurichi, Alampetty, Kalvarimala, Uppermanalar, Eravangalar, Brook's peak, Devicolam
   
 
   
 
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