Ctenolepis garcinii (Burm. fil.) Naud., Fl. Brit. India 2: 629 1879. (syn: Blastania garcinii (Burm. fil.) Cogn.; Bryonia agrestis Raeusch.; Bryonia garcinii (Burm. fil.) Willd.; Bryonia reniformis Roxb. ex Wight & Arn.; Bryonia stipulacea Willd.; Bryonia triloba Lour.; Ctenolepis garcinii (Burm. fil.) C. B. Clarke (ambiguous synonym); Ctenolepis stipulacea Benth. & Hook. fil.; Pilogyne garcinii (Burm. fil.) Wight; Zehneria garcinii (Burm. fil.) Stocks);      
Common name: Garcen’s Bur Cucumber
S-India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan (Sind) as per Catalogue of Life;


Vines. Leaves deeply 3-5 lobed, to 5 x 6 cm, ovate, acute, base cordate, crenulate, scabrous above; petiole to 6 cm. Flowers unisexual, 2 mm across; male flowers in axillary racemes, to 1 cm; bracts 1 x 2 cm, stipuliform, ovate, ciliate; calyx lobes 1 mm; stamens 3, female flowers – ovary globose, 4 mm across.

Flowering and fruiting: December-January
Dry 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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Ctenolepis garcini (L.) C.B.Clarke Family : Cucurbitaceae : 4 posts by 4 authors. 4 images.

Location- Nilambur, Dist. Coimbatore, Tamil nadu

Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Wild

Plant Habit- Climber

Altitude : 411 m.


Re:Cucurbitaceae from Kavali : 6 posts by 3 authors. 1 image.
This member of cucurbitaceae is found in Kavali, Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh.
Kindly identify

Hope it is Blastania garcinii (Burm.f.) Cogn. Syn.: Ctenolepis garcinii (Burm.f.) Benth. & Hook.f


The 1st image only.

yes it is Blastania garcini

 

Blastania cerasiformis in FOI : 3 posts by 3 authors.

Images of Blastania cerasiformis in FOI should be of Ctenolepis garcinii (Burm. fil.) Naud. (syn: Blastania garcinii (Burm.f.) Cogn.) as per details at Ctenolepis
Blastania cerasiformis (Stocks) A.Meeuse is only distributed in Gujrat in India as per as per details at Ctenolepis‎.
Also see discussions in thread: Blastania cerasiformis
Pl. correct.


Thanks …, Although the images are not very clear, I think looking at the fruit, it should be Ctenolepis garcinii.  


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Members of Indian Flora facebook group can enjoy this post having three frilly bracted small fruited Cucurbitaceae vines collectively known as Ankhphutamani . Input has been provided by members belonging to the area of endemicity of these species…and by me . 
1 Ctenolepis cerasiformis
2 Ctenolepis garcinii
3 Dactyliandra welwitschii


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