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Cissampelopsis corymbosa (Wallich ex DC.) C. Jeffrey & Y.L. in Kew Bull. 39(2): 341. 1984. Senecio corymbosus Wallich ex DC. in V Contrib. Bot. Ind. 22. 1834; Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 351. 1881.


Climbers, perennial, herbaceous; stems and branches rusty tomentose. Leaves green ovate, abruptly acuminate, with acumen turning side; margins entire, 1.5 - 5 x 1 - 5 cm, glabrous or floccose tomentose upper surface, lower surface densely brown tomentose; petiole ca 5 cm Capitula discoid, bracteolate; peduncle 3 mm long, bracteate, densely tomentose; involucre narrowly campanulate, 8 mm long, tomentose; involucral bra oblong-lanceolate, acute, 8 x 1 - 1.2 mm, unequal, 3 broad and 5 narrow herbaceous, with broad scarious margins, apex puberulous. Disc florets 5.5 mm long; corolla 3.5 mm long, 5 lobed; lobes obtuse, 2 mm long. Ad-compressed, 1.5 mm long, striate. Pappus of yellowish, barbed hairs, 5. long.

Fl. & Fr. March - Nov.

Distrib. India: between 1980-2200 m. Madhya Pradesh and Tamil

Sri Lanka.




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