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  Actinodaphne campanulata var. campanulata
 
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  Family: LAURACEAE
  Citation:  Actinodaphne campanulata Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 148. 1886, var. campanulata; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1230(861). 1925; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 343. 1984; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 234. 1988; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 262. 1997; Gopalan & Henry, Endemic Pl. Agasthiyamala 37. 2000; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 562. 2002. Actinodaphne salicina sensu Bedd., Fl. Sylv. t. 295. 1873, non Meisner 1864.
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  Description: Young shoots densely brown tomentose. Leaves simple, in whorls of 3-8 or opposite or subopposite; petiole 5-13 mm long, stout, tomentose; lamina 4-6 x 1.5-3 cm long, obovate or elliptic-obovate, base acute or cuneate, apex obtuse, margin entire, pubescent above, glabrous and glaucous beneath, coriaceous, reticulate; lateral nerves 5-8 pairs, pinnate, slender, prominent, ascending at an angle of 200-300 from midrib; intercostae scalariform, faint. Flowers small, unisexual, yellowish-green, in lateral and axillary umbellate fascicles; bracts scaly, 2 mm long, ovate; perianth campanulate in female flowers, tube 0.1 cm long; lobes 6 in male flowers; ovate, silky brown hairy without; stamens 9 in 3 rows; filaments villous, 2 glandular; anthers introrse; staminodes 9, in 3 rows, those of the third row linear with 2 glands; ovary half inferior, 0.05 cm across, attenuate into the style; stigma dilated. Fruit a berry 0.4-0.6 cm across, with persistent perianth lobes.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-October
  District(s): Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram, Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Shola forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow, Creamy
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude: 1000-1600
  Localities: Pandimotta, Sispara, Poochapara, Pongalapara
   
 
   
 
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