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Vitis jacquemontii R. Parker, For. Fl. Punjab ed. 2. 559. 1924 & in Indian For. 59: 63. t. 8. 1933. Ampelocissus jacquemontii (R. Parker) Raizada, Suppl. Fl. Gangetic Plain 44. 1976.

Climbing shrubs densely reddish tomentose; branches terete, striate; tendrils 2-fid, one branch sometimes forked again. Leaves very variable, broadly ovate to suborbicular, undivided, angled or indistinctly lobed, 6-20 x 6-18 cm, acuminate at apex, cordate to truncate at base, dentate to serrate at margins, glabrate above, clothed with reddish floccose tomentum beneath; petioles 3-9 cm long. Inflorescence thyrsiform, paniculate cymes, 5-20 cm long; peduncles 2-6 cm long sometimes tendril bearing. Flowers ca 2 mm long; pedicels 2-3 mm long. Stamens ca 1.7 mm long; anthers oblong. Disc ring shaped. Ovary ca 1 mm across. Berries ca 7 mm across, 1-3-seeded. Seeds obovoid, ca 4 x 3 mm.

Fl. & Fr. : May - Aug.

Distrib. India : Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.

Pakistan and Nepal.


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