Fantastic Ceropegia
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Fantastic Ceropegia
ative Photo: Sushant More
Common name: Fantastic Ceropegia
Botanical name: Ceropegia fantastica    Family: Apocynaceae (Oleander family)

Fantastic Ceropegia is a perennial , herbaceous plant. The twining stems are bare. The leaf blades are ovate to lanceshaped and fringed with hairs at margins. The long inflorescence stem is hairy. The inflorescence consists of four to seven flowers. The bald flower-cluster-stalk is up to 1 cm long. The identifying feature of the plant is that the sepals are usually longer than a length of the flower, 1.5-5 cm. The purple, yellow spotted flower is 2-4 cm long. The five petals are at the bottom of an exterior bare flower tube.

Identification credit: Sushant More Photographed in Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

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