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  Antistrophe serratifolia
 
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  Family: MYRSINACEAE
  Citation:  Antistrophe serratifolia (Bedd.) Hook.f. in Benth. & Hook.f., Gen. Pl. 2: 647. 1876; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 532. 1882; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 756(532). 1921; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 165. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 262. 1990; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 24.1996. Ardisia serratifolia Bedd., Ic. t. 113. 1868-1874.
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  Description: Shrubs, young branches rusty-villous. Leaves alternate, to 15-8 x 3-5 cm, lanceolate, acuminate; lateral nerves 15-20 pairs prominent, looped near the margin, margins serrate-dentate; petioles 3-6 mm long. Flowers axillary, solitary or in subumbels, bracteate; pedicels 4-5 mm long, slender.Calyx deeply lobed, lobes acuminate. Corolla deeply lobed, lobes lanceolate, acuminate, gland dotted, pink. Stamens 5, inserted on the throat of the corolla, filaments short, connective elongated in to a membraneous wing. Ovary ovoid; ovules many, embed on the placentum, style filiform. Fruit a berry globose, shining, crimson red; seed 1.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: April-October
  District(s): Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude: 700-1400
  Localities: Silent Valley R. F., Aruvanpara, Pooyamkutty, Meenmutty, Athirumala
   
 
   
 
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