Thottea siliquosa (Lam.) Ding Hou
Synonym                    : Apama siliquosa Lam.
Family                        : Aristolochiaceae
Local Names              : Alpam, Karelvegam, Kodaashari, Kuttivayana

Flowering and fruiting period: Throughout the year   
Distribution: Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
Habitat: Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests
IUCN status: Data Deficient
Endemic: No
Uses: Medicinal
Key Characters: Shrubs, branchlets angled. Leaves simple, alternate, elliptic-oblong. Flowers in axillary fascicles; perianth lobed, united into a cup, acute, purplish-brown, lined inside. Stamens 12, united in 3 groups. Ovary 4-celled; stigma peltate, many-lobed. Capsule cylindrical, torulose.