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vinca leaved ceropegia

ceropegia vincifolia

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Maharashtra (Culaba, Pune, Ratnagiri, Raigad, Satara, Sangli, Kolhapur, Sindhudurg). hill slopes on shrubs

Notes:

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.

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1 Comment

Rajas Deshpande
Rajas Deshpande 6 years ago

Superb re.. :)

sushantmore94
Spotted by
sushantmore94

Thane, Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Jul 18, 2014
Submitted on Jul 18, 2014

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