Decalepis nervosa (Wight & Arn.) Venter;

by Franklin Charles Jose (Id by K M Prabhu Kumar & P S Udayan) (Inserted by J.M.Garg) (For more photos & complete details, click
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Habit: Climber

Flowering and fruiting: December-April
Evergreen forests     
Western Ghats
Decalepis sp. : Attachments (4). 4 posts by 3 authors.         
A species of Decalepis from Nilgiris

Seems to be Decalepis nervosa (Wight & Arn.) Venter

This is Decalepis nervosa (Wight & Arn.) Venter, Taxon. 46: 712. 1997.

Brachylepis nervosa Wight & Arn. in Wight, Contrib. 64. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 7. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 827(581). 1923.
Bacolepis nervosa (Wight & Arn.) Decne. ex Moq. in DC., Prodr. 13: 216. 1849.
Endemic to Nilgiris and my paper regarding this reported from Walakkad, Silent valley is new report from Kerala.


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