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  Aegiceras corniculatum
 
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  Family: MYRSINACEAE
  Citation:  Aegiceras corniculatum (L.) Balco, Fl. Philipp. 79. 1837; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 533. 1882; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 757 (532). 1921; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 393. 1990; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 238. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 219. 1985; Anupama & Sivad., Rheedea 14: 12. 2004; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 403. 2009. Rhizophora corniculata L., Amoen. Acad. 4: 123. 1759. Aegiceras majus Gaertn., Fruct. 1: 216. t.46. 1788; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 533. 1882; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 156. 1982.
  Malayalam Name(s): Pookandel
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  Description: A shrub or small tree, 1.5-7 m tall, usually gregarious, glabrous. Leaves obovate-oblong to obovate, pale green, shining above, glaucous beneath and entire. Petiole 3-6 mm long, stout. Flowers c. 1.5 cm across, usually white and fragrant. Calyx 6-7 mm long, deeply 5-lobed, twisted, glabrous, persistent. Corolla deeply 5-lobed, c twice as long as the calyx, thickish; lobes triangular, acute and reflexed. Stamens 5; filaments somewhat exserted, densely woolly at base; anthers long, transversely septate into many cells. Fruit cylindrical, acute to acuminate, falcate, reddish-brown, surrounded at base by persistent calyx.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-May
  District(s): Alappuzha, Kasaragode, Kollam, Malappuram, Kozhikkode, Thrissur, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Mangrove forests and marshy areas
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia to Australia
  Aquatic: Yes
  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:
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  Localities: Nileswar, Payyanur, Kumbolichira
   
 
   
 
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