Cissus glyptocarpa Thwaites, Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 62 1858. (syn: Vitis glyptocarpa (Thw.) M. Laws.);


Creepers or climbers; branches with corky wings, glabrous. Leaves to 10 x 7 cm, ovate, acuminate at apex, cordate at base, serrate, puberulus, nerves 4-7 pairs; petiole to 3 cm long. Cymes 3 x 3 cm, extra- axillary, peduncled. Flowers many, 1.5 mm long, greenish; pedicels 10 mm long; petals 2 mm long, oblong, green. Fruits not seen.

Flowering and fruiting: April-October
Evergreen and moist deciduous forests
Peninsular India and Sri Lanka

(Attributions- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi from India Biodiversity Portal)



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