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It is a tuberous, twining, broad leaved species with many flowered cyme. It grows at higher altitudes ranging between 800 to 1200 m along forest borders. It is sparsely distributed throughout Northern Western Ghats. It shows great variations with reference to size, colouring pattern and shape of flower.
Maharashtra (Culaba, Pune, Ratnagiri, Raigad, Satara, Sangli, Kolhapur, Sindhudurg). hill slopes on shrubs
It is one of the highly variable species. It grows well in gardens and it is easy to maintain. The tubers are edible. It is one of the Ceropegias with beautiful and curiously formed flowers. The flower has distinct kind of light window of translucent ring and small circular pore like areas in inflated bottom.