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  Ardisia missionis
 
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  Family: MYRSINACEAE
  Citation:  Ardisia missionis Wall. ex A. DC. in DC., Prodr. 8: 130.1844; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3:519.1882; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 756(531). 1921; Ramach. et al., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 1: 93. 1980; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 261. 1988; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 490. 2009. Ardisia courtallensis Wight, Ic. t. 1215. 1848.
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  Description: Large shrubs to small trees. Leaves alternate, up to 19 x 8.5 cm, obovate to lanceolate, acute at apex, rounded or more or less auricled at base. Flowers ca 1.2 cm long, purple. Berries ca 0.6 cm across, red, globose, glabrous.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-August
  District(s): Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: South India and Sri Lanka
  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
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  Localities: Panoth, Kannoth
   
 
   
 
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