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  Acronychia pedunculata
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  Family: RUTACEAE
  Citation:  Acronychia pedunculata (L.) Miq., Fl. Ind. Bat. Suppl. 532. 1861; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 103. 1984; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 42. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 81. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 93. 1989; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 102. 1990; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 101. 1990; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 80. 1996; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 101. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 54. 1995; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 25. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 51. 1997; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 69. 1998; K.N. Nair & M.P. Nayar in Hajra et al., Fl. India 4: 392.1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 120. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 51. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 54. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 47. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 137. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 110. 2005; R.K. Premanath in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 582. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 155. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 189. 2009. Jambolifera pedunculata L., Sp. Pl. 349. 1753. Acronychia laurifolia Blume, Cat. Gew. Buitenz. 63. 1823; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 498. 1875; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 152(108). 1915. Acronychia barberi Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1915: 345. 1915 & Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 152(108). 1915.
  Malayalam Name(s): Chakkimaram, Mavaranchi, Mavuringi, Muttanari, Orilatheeppettimaram, Verukutheeni, Vettukanala, Vidukanali
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  Description: Evergreen trees, bark greyish-yellow; branchlets stout, terete, glabrous. Leaves unifoliolate, opposite, decussate, 4.3-15 x 1.8-7.5 cm, obovate, obovate-oblong or oblanceolate, apex obtusely acuminate , base acute or cuneate, margin entire, glabrous, chartaceous; rachis 10-30 mm long, slender, glabrous, grooved above; petiolule upto 2 mm, lateral nerves 9-15 pairs, pinnate, slender, prominent, intercostae reticulate, prominent. Flowers bisexual, yellowish-white, in trichotomous, corymbose, axillary cymes; peduncle slender 6-12 cm long. Sepals 4, lobes ovate, connate, margin ciliate. Petals 4, free, oblong, densely hairy within. Stamens 8, 2-seriate; filaments unequal, densely reflexed hairy; disc 8-angled, minutely pubescent. Ovary superior, conical, partly immersed in the disc, 4-angled densely silky outside, 4-celled, ovules 2 in each cell; style stout; stigma 4-grooved. Fruit a berry, subglobose, pale-brown, obscurely lobed; seeds black.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-November
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen forests, also in the plains
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia and China
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -2100
  Localities: Peechi, Sholayar, Kattalappara, Sivapura, Mangaladevi, Vellimala, Kottamalapallam, Kariamchola, Orukomban, Nelluyampathy forests, Chandanathode, Campshed area, Upper Moozhiar, Chandanathode, Kaikatty forests-Pothundy, Kottur R.F., Vandanam, Saivila, Then
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