Common name: Grape leaf wood rose. Tamil name: Manja kolambivalli
This plant is a large climber often seen around forest fringes and river-sides of Kerala and Tamilnadu. The leaves are palmately 5-7 lobed. The leaf base is cordate and the apex of lobe is acuminate. The leaf margin in dentate. Some leaves appear three lobed. The flowers appear in small cymes and are yellow in color and funnel shaped. The anthers are spirally arranged. The young flower buds appear with a tinge of red. The sepals are hairy, ovate and greenish with a shade of red.The seed is in the form of a globose capsule. The plant has wide distribution along tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. The plant is well suited to be used as an ornamental climber in home gardens.