Ceropegia, Sada Khantudi in Marathi; 



from Neral to Matheran, dated 6.8.09; At Sagargad, Alibag



ID confirmation – RDS 8/8/11:  Location : Matheran – Neral railway track
Altitude : 400 mtrs (MSL)
Date of observation : 07/08/11

Ceropegia attenuata is endemic to India and Ceropegia vincaefolia is endemic to western Ghats.

good rare plants, Ceropegia attenuata is a herb whereas Ceropegia vincaefolia is a climber

Thats great. I thought all Ceropegia’s are climbers.



Ceropegia attenuata:   Bot. name: Ceropegia attenuata
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Date/Time: 21-07-2012 / 09:45AM
Location: SGNP Borivli, Mumbai
Habitat: Wild
Plant Habit: Herb

Looks close to one Ceropegia anantii posted by … Any opinion? any difference ?

Beautiful catch and thanks for sharing. It is definitely Ceropegia attenuata.

…, C. anantii has on it lemon green petal, a inconspicuous brown dot not a scientific key.
C. anantii is found distributed around Phonda, north Goa.



Ceropegia attenuata : Matheran: This year the number of Ceropegia attenuata is in good quantity but no
Ceropegia vincaefolia at Mathran, huge disappointment, after last year’s sighting.



Ceropegia attenuata from Mumbai : Attachments (2).  4 posts by 3 authors.

The soft glow of the delicate Ceropegia attenuata glistened through the rainfed crevice of a mossy rock in Borivali National Park, North Mumbai.
This herb is about 12 cm tall. The leaves are sessile; leaf size: 8 cm x 0.5 cm. Clicked last week (2.8.13) on an overcast morning with sporadic showers. The second picture of the wilted flower was clicked the very next day.

Superb … Another great catch.



Ceropegia attenuate : Attachments (1). 3 posts by 2 authors.

Seen this Herb near Irshalgad (Panvel region, Maharashtra).
Bot. name: Ceropegia attenuata
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Date/Time: 03-08-2013 / 12:40PM

Wow, what a lovely sighting



Ceropegia?? : Attachments (1). 7 posts by 6 authors.

Came across this Ceropegia Sp. at “Hasah chi Patti” (Matheran) on 13th Sept.
ID requested..

This may be Ceropegia anantii. Ref pg 406 S. Ingalhalikar FFOS. If the light dots I can see in your pic are as described in the book ” lobes linear, with 2 dark spots inside each lobe”. Leaves are supposed to be linear – lanceolate as in your pic.

Some obscure spots can be seen on corolla but that has to be confirmed by close ups. Distribution wise this can be faded C. attenuata

this is ceropegia attenuata for sure 

Looks good for C.attenuata but still leaves are confusing for me…

That is surely C attenuta 




Ceropegia attenuata: Attachments (3). 5 posts by 5 authors.
Ceropegia attenuata
Today at Sagargad, Alibag  




Ceropegia attenuata – en-route Matheran- PKA-Aug03 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)

Ceropegia attenuata seen – en-route Matheran.

did you hike during the monsoon in matheran hills? how was it?

did you take any scenic wide angle pictures of the monsoon? would love to see one or two , if any