Broadleaf White Ceropegia
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Broadleaf White Ceropegia
ative ovate Photo: Prashant Awale
Common name: Broadleaf White Ceropegia • Marathi: खरपुडी Kharpudi
Botanical name: Ceropegia rollae    Family: Apocynaceae (Oleander family)

Broadleaf White Ceropegia is a tall erect, tuberous herb. Stem is velvet-hairy, leaves ovate, puberulous above. Flowers are borne in many flowered cymes in leaf axils and at branch-ends. Flower-cluster-stalks and flower-stalks are hairy. Flowers are 2.3-3.5 cm long, white, tube 1.5-2.5 cm long, base slightly inflated, inside aring of haors at the bottom, rest hairless. Petals are 8-13 x 2.5 mm, linear oblong, hairless. Outer corona of five short, entire or notched lobes, ciliate, inner erect, subclavate. Broadleaf White Ceropegia is endemic to Maharashtra. Flowering: August-September.

Identification credit: Navendu Pāgé Photographed in Sahyadri Hills, Maharashtra.

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