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  Aralia leschenaultii
 
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  Family: ARALIACEAE
  Citation:  Aralia leschenaultii (DC.) J. Wen, Brittonia 45: 53. 1993; J. Wen et al., Rheedea 12: 6. 2002. Panax leschenaultii DC., Prodr. 4: 254. 1830. Pentapanax leschenaultii (DC.) Seem., J. Bot. 2: 296. 1864; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 724. 1879; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 567(401). 1919; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 35.1996. Pentapanax leschenaultii (DC.) Seem. var. umbellatum (Seem.) C.B. Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 725. 1879.
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  Description: Leaves simple pinnate or digitate; leaflets 3-5, to 15 x 10 cm, ovate-acuminate, glabrous, highly reticulate. Umbels 2-3 cm across. Flowers 3-4 mm across, plenty; calyx lobes 5, acute; petals 5, yellow; stamens 5; ovary inferior; styles connate. Drupe 4-5 celled, obscurely angled.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: June-November
  District(s): Idukki
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  Habitat: Shola forests
  Distribution: Southern 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: Southern Western Ghats
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