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  Actinodaphne bourneae
 
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  Family: LAURACEAE
  Citation:  Actinodaphne bourneae Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 128. 1925 & Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1231(861). 1925.
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  Description: Tree; branchlets and tender parts fulvous-tomentose. Leaves elliptic, rarely lanceolate or obovate-elliptic, to 12 x 5 cm, subcoriaceous, more densely fulvous-tomentose below, nerves 5-7 pairs, base cuneate or acute, apex acute to acuminate; petiole 2 cm. Flower cluster compact, of 3-6 flowers; pedicel 4 mm; bracts 5-8 x 4-6 mm, tawny-villous. Perianth yellowish, 5 mm wide; tube 4 mm, villous; lobes 6, ovate, 3 mm, densely villous outside. Staminate: stamens 9. Pistillate: staminodes 9. Berry globose.
  Habit: Tree
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  District(s): Idukki
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  Habitat: Shola forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
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  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
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