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  Artabotrys hexapetalus
 
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  Family: ANNONACEAE
  Citation:  Artabotrys hexapetalus (L. f.) Bhandari, Baileya 12: 149. 1964; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 61. 1984; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 57. 1989; Debika Mitra in B. D. Sharma et al., Fl. India 1: 251. 1993 M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 45. 1994; M. Mohanan in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 138. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 74. 2009. Annona hexapetala L. f., Suppl. Pl. 270. 1781. Annona uncinata Lam., Encycl. 2:127. 1786. Artabotrys odoratissimus R. Br., Bot. Reg. t. 423. 1820; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 54. 1872; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 14(10). 1915. Uvaria odoratissima (R. Br.) Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 66. 1824. Artabotrys uncinatus (Lam.) Merr., Philipp. J. Sci. 7: 234. 1912.
  Malayalam Name(s): Manoranjini, Madana-kameswari, Madana-poo
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Climbing ylang-ylang, Bhandari vine, Tail grape, Hari Champa
  Description: Climbing shrubs; branchlets slightly puberulous. Leaves alternate, elliptic-oblong, acute at base, shortly acuminate at apex, 6-15 x 2- 4.5 cm, glabrous; lateral nerves 6-18 pairs. Flowers solitary or paired on terminal or leaf opposed hooked peduncles, ca 2 cm across, fragrant; pedicels ca 1 cm long, pubescent. Sepals ovate, recurved, 5-7.5 x 5-6 cm, pubescent. Petals lanceolate, saccate or concave at base; outer ones 2-3 x 0.5-0.7 cm; the inner slightly smaller, appressed-villous. Stamens many, anthers beaked concealing the anther cells. Carpels many, oblong, pubescent or glabrous; ovules 2; stigma clavate. Fruitlets 14-20, ovoid, apiculate, 3-4 cm long, glabrous; seeds brown
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-May
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grown as garden plant, also naturalised
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  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: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Trivandrum, Kayamkulam
   
 
   
 
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