Heterostemma decanense (Talbot) Swarupan. & Mangaly, Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 101: 255 1989. (syn: Oianthus deccanensis Talbot);


 

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Twining under shrubs. Stem branched. Leaves opposite, decussate, petiolate, narrowly ovate-lanceolate
– broadly ovate, shortly acuminate at apex, rounded to shallowly cordate at base, ciliate along margin and
nerves beneath. Flowers in lateral sub-sessile umbel-late few – many flowered cymes. Corolla urceolate or
tubular, 0.8 – 1.4 cm long, faint – deep red, densely pilose within; lobes 5, acute at apex, glabrous. Corona
staminal, uniseriate, campanulate, adnate to the base of staminal column, 5-lobed at apex, fleshy, larger than
gynostegium, cup shaped, broad, cuneate-rounded with entire margins.
Flowering and Fruiting: August – December
Virar, Maharashtra , August 2015 Marathi Name – रानपुडी  
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Hetrostemma deccanense : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1)

Twining under shrubs. Stem branched. Leaves opposite, decussate, petiolate, narrowly ovate-lanceolate
– broadly ovate, shortly acuminate at apex, rounded to shallowly cordate at base, ciliate along margin and
nerves beneath. Flowers in lateral sub-sessile umbel- late few – many flowered cymes. Corolla urceolate or
tubular, 0.8 – 1.4 cm long, faint – deep red, densely pilose within; lobes 5, acute at apex, glabrous. Corona
staminal, uniseriate, campanulate, adnate to the base of staminal column, 5-lobed at apex, fleshy, larger than
gynostegium, cup shaped, broad, cuneate-rounded with entire margins.
Flowering and Fruiting: August – DecemberMarathi Name – रानपुडी
Virar, Maharashtra , August 2015   


References:

The Plant List Ver.1.1 (Unresolved)
 IPNI  Arctos 

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