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5. Cynanchum jacquemontianum Dcne. in Jacquem. Voy. Inde (Bot.). 106. t. 112. 1835. Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 4:26.1883; Parker, For. Fl. Punj. ed. 3346. 1956.


  • Endotropis (jacquemontii) jacquemontianum (Dcne.) DC.
  • Vincetoxicum jacquemontianum (Dcne.) DC.

    Suberect, 2040 cm tall, many branches from the base, puberulous to glabrescent. Leaves 2-7 cm x 7-22 mm, lancelote, base broad and cordate, minutely pubescent to glabrous above, pubescent below particularly on the nerves to glabrous, entire, acute to acuminate. Petiole 6-13 mm long. Flowers in pedunculate cyme, peduncle upto 12 cm long. Pedicel 4-10 mm long. Calyx c. 2-4.0 mm long, split almost to the base, teeth lanceolate, acute. Corolla 5-10 mm in diameter, lobes c. 3-5 mm long, almost to the base, obtuse to oblong, glabrous without, pubescent within. Corona deeply five lobed, lobes ovate acute with 5 scales at base within. Follicle (immature?) 6.5 cm x 1 cm, fusiform, sub-glabrous.

    Fl. Per.: July.

    Type: ‘Inter Ramouh et Choupienne, alt. criciter 2170 metr., Jaquemont.

    Distribution: Kashmir, Pakistan (Hazara, Swat).


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