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  Ardisia amplexicaulis
 
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  Family: MYRSINACEAE
  Citation:  Ardisia amplexicaulis Bedd., Ic. t. 170. 1868-1874; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 521. 1882; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 755(531). 1921; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 274. 1994; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 490. 2009.
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  Description: Shrubs, 2-3 m tall. Leaves alternate, 7-15 x 2-3.5 cm, membranous, gland-dotted, crenulate, oblong-lanceolate, acuminate at apex, rounded at base. Flowers few, white, regular, in terminal paniculate umbels; peduncles short, slender, as are the pedicels. Calyx 5-, rarely 4-, free, lobes moderate-sized, acute, overlapping to the right, persistent. Corolla 5, rarely 4 or 6, lobes imbricate in bud. Stamens as many as and opposite to the corolla-lobes; filaments short; anthers acute. Ovary globose; ovules few or many, immersed in a globose placenta; style cylindric; stigma terminal, small. Fruit a globose or subglobose berry; seed globose, hollowed at base.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-May
  District(s): Wayanad, Thiruvananthapuram
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink, Purple
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Endangered (EN)
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