Botanical name: Combretum ovalifolium Family: Combretaceae (Rangoon creeper family)
Synonyms: Combretum albidum, Combretum roxburghii, Combretum laxum
Piluki is a large climbing shrub, 3-10 m long. Leaves are ovate or elliptical, obtuse or slightly acute, roundish at the base, paler beneath. Flowers spikes at the end of branches are panicled, short, oblong or almost globe-like. Flowers small, yellowish-white. Limb of the sepal-cup with a hairy ring below the insertion of the stamens. Sepals triangular-ovate, curved out. Petals elliptic-oblong, about the length of the sepals. Wings of the fruit semicircular. Flowering: February-April.
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