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Cayratia wrayi (King) Gagnepain in Notul. Syst. (Paris) 1: 346. 1911. Vitis wrayi King in J. As. Soc. Bengal 65: 394. 1896, p.p.

Climbing shrubs; branches terete, striate, sub-woody, reddish, glabrous, glaucous; tendrils branched. Leaves 3-foliolate, glabrous; petioles 5-7 cm long; terminal leaflets elliptic-Ianceolatte, 10-16 x 3-5 cm, acuminate at apex, cuneate at base, distant-serrate at margins, with prominent nerves beneath; petiolules 2-3 cm long; lateral leaflets 9-12 x 2.5-4 cm, oblique at base, margins and apex as in terminal leaflets; petiolules ca 1 cm long. Berries subglobose, ca 1.5 cm across, 3-4 -seeded. Seeds ellipsoid-oblong, ca 10 x 7 mm; adaxial surface with ca 5 x 2.5 mm rectangular pit; abaxial surface convex with a spatulate chalaza.

Fr. : Dec.

Distrib. India: Assam and Meghalya.

Myanmar, Indonesia (Java) and Malesia.

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