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Ceropegia rollae Hemadri, Bull. Bot. Surv. India 10: 123 1969. ;
seer-oh-PEEJ-ee-uh — from the Greek keros (wax) and pege (fountain)
¿ ROL-lah-ay ? — named in honour of Rolla Seshagiri Rao, botanist and professor 



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seer-oh-PEEJ-ee-uh — from the Greek keros (wax) and pege (fountain)
¿ ROL-lah-ay ? — named in honour of Rolla Seshagiri Rao, botanist and professor

commonly known as: Rolla’s ceropegiaMarathi: रोली खंटुडी roli khantudi, खरपुडी kharpudi

botanical names: Ceropegia rollae Hemadri … synonyms: no synonyms.




Ceropegia Rollae.:  Ceropegia rollae sighted at Naneghat(Maharashtra)
Dated – 9.9.2012



Id the ceropegia please: Clicked at nashik hills on 30/7/2012 attaching some clciks with leaves and many angles

As leaves are ovate, i presume that plant may be erect and corolla tube sub-cylindrical, corolla lobes linear-oblong and with white flowers.
These characters are of Ceropegia rollae.



Another ceropegia for proper id: Another ceropegia from same region nashik hills (Anjneri hills) no chance for ceropegia sahydrica as flower was very small if compare to ceropegia sahyadrica posting leaves and flowers fotographes.

it is id as ceropegia lawii yet but after watching couples of fotographs from internet i am confuse.

It looks like Ceropegia rollae to me.



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Nice picture of Ceropegia rollae.


Confusion or submission : Ceropegia (lawii, rollae, sahyadrica & panchganiensis):  As per the plant list, Ceropegia lawii, C sahyadrica and C panchganiensis are all syn of Ceropegia rollae.

But on FoI website Ceropegia rollae (’s%20Ceropegia.html) , Ceropegia sahyadrica ( ) and Ceropegia lawii (’s%20Ceropegia.html ) are three diffrent and individual species. Can someone throw light on it.

…, discussion related to your query here: efi thread
Siddharthan Surveswaran; Mayur Y. Kamble; Shrirang R. Yadav; Mei Sun: Molecular phylogeny of Ceropegia (Asclepiadoideae, Apocynaceae) from Indian Western Ghats. Plant Systematics and Evolution 281:1-4, 51-63 (2009)



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Ceropegia rollae is one of the interesting find– this was spotted right at the Cliff of Sindola Fort (Malshej Region) little difficult location to access..


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