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  Ardisia pauciflora
 
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  Family: MYRSINACEAE
  Citation:  Ardisia pauciflora Heyne ex Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 279. 1824; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 529. 1882; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 755(531). 1928; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 239. 1984; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 166. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 261. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 263. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 274. 1994; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 24,31. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 259. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 184. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 390. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 222. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 177. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 176. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 404. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 294. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 490. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Muttamaram
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Shrubs, branchlets radiate, densely punctuate with red glands. Leaves elliptic, acuminate at both ends, densely punctuate with black glands below; nerves indistinct; petiole 5 mm long. Racemes umbellate, axillary; peduncles to 1.5 cm long. Flowers few-together; pedicels short; sepals ovate, acute, hairy, punctate; corolla lobes 2.5 mm long, ovate, acute, reddish brown, glabrous; anthers apiculate. Berry 6 mm across, globose, black, smooth.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-May
  District(s): Palakkad, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Wayanad, Kozhikkode
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen and shola forests
  Distribution: South India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -700
  Localities: Sholayar, Rockwood, Kattalappara, Karivepinshola, Aruvioda, Karimala, Pooppara, Orukomban, Damsite, Walakkad, Punnamala, Kakki hills, Brahmagiri, Teerthundamala, Chemungi, Karuvarakundu, Bonaccord
   
 
   
 
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