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  Anodendron paniculatum
 
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  Family: APOCYNACEAE
  Citation:  Anodendron paniculatum (Roxb.) A. DC. in DC., Prodr. 8: 444. 1844; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 668. 1882; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 820(576). 1923; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 279. 1990; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 435. 2002; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 419. 2009. Echites paniculata Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 17. 1832, non Poir. 1812. Anodendron manubriatum Merr., Philipp. J. Sci. 7: 333. 1912; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 251. 1984; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 277. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 242. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 187. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 187. 2002. Anodendron rhinosporum Thw., Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 194. 1860; Vajr. & Bhargavan, Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 5: 423. 1984; Philip Mathew et al., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 5: 502. 1984; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 279. 1990; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 21. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 278. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 409. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 242. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 187. 2002.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kakkakodi
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Large woody climbers, latex watery; bark brown. Leaves decussate, 8-22 x 4-8 cm, elliptic-oblong or elliptic-obovate, base rounded, apex obtusely acute, subcoriaceous; lateral nerves 10-13 pairs, parallel; petiole to 2 cm long. Flowers small, in axillary and terminal lax paniculate cymes; pedicel to 4 mm long. Calyx-lobes 5, c. 1 mm long, ovate, acute, alternating with 5 small glandular scales. Corolla yellowish-white, c. 8 mm across, slaver-form; tube c. 1.5 mm long, inflated over stamens; lobes 5, c. 4 mm long, slightly falcate, overlapping to right. Stamens 5, included; anthers sagittate, basally spurred, apex mucronate,connivent around stigma. Ovaries 2, free; ovules many, marginal; style c. 1 mm long; stigma obconic. Follicles divaricate, 9-14 x 2-3 cm, terete, tapering to the apex. Seeds 2-2.5 cm long, obovate, compressed, beaked, comose at apex.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-October
  District(s): Palakkad, Alappuzha, Kollam, Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Malappuram, Ernakulam
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen, semi-evergreen and deciduous forests, also in the plains
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  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:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 400-800
  Localities: Peechi, Poringal, Champakkad, Puthussery, Kothala, Dhoni R. F., Karappa, Karivara slopes, Mukkali forests, Nelluyampathy forests, Nangiarkulangara, Nadugani ghats, Kanjurkavu, Athirumala
   
 
   
 
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