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  Aglaia barberi
 
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  Family: MELIACEAE
  Citation:  Aglaia barberi Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1915: 346. 1915 & Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 180(129). 1915; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 32. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 88. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 56. 1997; S.S. Jain & S.S.R. Bennet in Hajra et al., Fl. India 4: 457.1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 57. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 54. 2002; N.C. Nair & N.P. Balakr. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 638. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 204. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Chuvanna-akil, Karakil
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Trees, to 15 m, bark reddish-brown, smooth; young parts covered with reddish-brown, lepidote scales. Leaves imparipinnate, alternate; leaflets 5-7, opposite or subopposite, 4.5-12 x 1.5-4 cm, elliptic-oblong, elliptic-lanceolate or lanceolate apex acuminate, base acute or obliquely acute, margin entire, coriaceous, glabrous above, reddish-brown scales present beneath; rachis 100-120 mm, slender, slightly swollen at base, covered with reddish-brown lepidote scales; lateral nerves 12-15 pairs, parallel, slender, obscure, intercostae obscure. Flowers polygamo-dioecious, yellow, in axillary panicles; peduncle densely scaly; bracts minute, cauducous. Calyx saucer shaped; lobes 5, acute, margin ciliate. Petals 5, orbicular, glabrous. Staminal tube 1 mm long, globose, not contracted at base, undulate along margins, anthers 5, included. Ovary superior, hairy, 1-2-celled; ovules 1-2 in each cell; style short; stigma capitate. Fruit a berry, depressed globose, brown puberulus, 2-3 cm across.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-June
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Kollam, Thrissur, Wayanad, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen and evergreen forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude:
  Localities: Peechi, Vazhachal, Kattalappara, Koruthode, Mullakkudy, Kariamchola, Pezha
   
 
   
 
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