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  Artabotrys zeylanicus
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  Citation:  Artabotrys zeylanicus Hook. f. & Thoms., Fl. Ind. 128. 1855 & Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 54. 1872; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 14(10). 1915; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 26. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 61. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 53. 1985; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 37. 1988; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 2. 1988; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 5. 1990; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 46. 1990; Debika Mitra in B. D. Sharma et al., Fl. India 1: 253. 1993; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 45. 1994; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 29. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 26. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 36. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 11. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 4. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 2. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 51. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 40. 2005; M. Mohanan in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 139. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 74. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 92. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Manoranjini
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  Description: Woody climbers. Leaves simple, alternate, 13-18 x 5-7 cm, oblong, acute at both ends; nerves 10-12 pairs; petiole striate. Flowers a few; pedicels 1-2 cm long, stout with 4 bracts at base. Sepals 3, to 8 x 6 mm, broadly ovate, pubescent. Petals 6, 2.5-3 x 0.7 cm, oblong-lanceolate, concave at base inside, pubescent, yellow. Stamens many, anthers oblong, concealed by the flat and broad connectives. Carpels several, tomentose, ovules paired in each cell. Fruitlets sessile, 15-22 mm dia, globose, densely packed.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-June
  District(s): All Districts
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen and evergreen forests, also in the plains
  Distribution: Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 700-1200
  Localities: Peechi, Poringal, Kattalappara, Choondippara, Rosemala, Sivaloda, Parambikulam, Panthenthode border, Kolakutty, Angamoozhy, Nedumpoyil, Payyavur, Ayyappankovil, Nelluyampathy forests, Kottur R.F., Pananthur, Venmony, Machiri, Meenmutty, Athirumala
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