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Medium
Ceropegia

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Medium Ceropegia

Ceropegia media

Medium Ceropegia is a slender twinning climber. Stems are slender, purple, and root tuberous. Oppositely arranged leaves are narrowly linear, lanceshaped. Leaves are hairy with a rounded base. Flowers arise in leaf axils in clusters of 2-4. Flower-stalks are hairy. Flowers are 2-3 cm long, with a 2 cm long tube, slightly inflated at the base. The tube enlarges at the top, to a purple mouth. The petals at the top are purple, 1 cm long.

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Regional Names
  • Marathi:
    मेडी खरचुडी
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Taxanomy

GENTIANALES
ASCLEPIADACEAE
Ceropegia media

Quick Facts
  • It is found at higher elevations in the Western Ghats.
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