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1. Vitis jacquemontii Parker, For. Fl. Punj.ed. 2.559. 1924. R.R.Stewart, Ann. Cat.Vasc.Pl. W Pak.& Kashm. 470.1972.


  • Vitis lanata auct. non Roxb., Decne.

    A robust ligneous vine, younger branches, petiole, inflorescence and under surface of the leaves woolly tomentose, older branches and stem ± glabrous, tendril mostly bifurcate. Leaves variable in size and shape, broadly ovate-cordate, rarely orbicular or truncate. 7-15 x 7-14 cm, lamina undivided, shallowy 3-lobed or 3-teethed, margin dentate-serrate acute or shortly accuminate mature leaves ± glabrous above, clothed with dense short woolly tomentum beneath turning rusting red in herbarium after few years, petiole 3-8 cm long. Peduncle 5-6 cm long, ± floccose. Flower if bisexual functionally female, minute c. 2 mm long, greenish, pedicel c. 3 mm long, glabrous thickened in fruit. Calyx cuplike, c. 0.5 mm across, petals 5 elliptic-lanceolate, 2x 1 mm. Disc with five confluent glands, ovary adnate to hypogynous disc, style absent, stigma short. Berry 6 x 5 mm, black, 1-3 seeded. Seeds obovoid with a short beak at the base and a spathulate tubercle on the back from which a ridge run over the top, ventral surface with 2 shallow linear grooves.

    Type: Described from India, Valley of Dehra Dun.

    Distribution: Sub Himalayan tracts of Pakistan and India.


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