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  Aphananthe cuspidata
 
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  Family: ULMACEAE
  Citation:  Aphananthe cuspidata (Blume) Planch. in DC., Prodr. 17: 209. 1873; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 257. 1988; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 655. 1997. Cyclostemon cuspidatum Blume, Bijdr. 599. 1826. Gironniera reticulata Thw., Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 268. 1861; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1349(944). 1928.
  Malayalam Name(s): Bhuthiyunarthi, Thondupoliyan
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Trees, to 25 m high, bole buttressed; bark brownish, exfoliating in irregular, projecting flakes; blaze pink with light coloured streaks. Leaves simple, alternate; stipules sheathing, deciduous; petiole 6-10 mm, slender, grooved above, glabrous; lamina 6-18 x 2.5-7.5 cm, elliptic, ovate-lanceolate or oblong-ovate, base rounded, apex acuminate, margin entire, glabrous, coriaceous; lateral nerves 10-14 pairs, pinnate, prominent; intercostae reticulate, prominent. Flowers unisexual, male in short axillary panicles; female axillary, solitary; tepals 5, concave, obtuse or acute; stamens 5, filaments 2 mm; pistillode woolly; ovary sessile, superior, glabrous; stigmas 2, spreading, filiform. Fruit a drupe, obovoid, 1.5-2 cm long, glabrous, stoutly beaked, slightly 2-angled.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-May
  District(s): Malappuram, Palakkad, Kozhikkode, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Indo-China
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Creamy, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Punnamala, Punnapuzha
   
 
   
 
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