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  Atalantia wightii
 
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  Family: RUTACEAE
  Citation:  Atalantia wightii Tanaka, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 75: 714. 1928; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 160(114). 1915; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 104. 1984; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 43. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 81. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 103. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 102. 1994; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 25. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 80. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 121. 1997; K.N. Nair & M.P. Nayar in Hajra et al., Fl. India 4: 274.1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 52. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 47. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 137. 2002; R.K. Premanath in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 587. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 191. 2009. Atalantia ceylanica (Arn.) Oliver, J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 5. Suppl. 2: 25. 1861,p.p. excl. basionym, quoad tantum specim. Nilgiri; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 512. 1875; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 69. 1998; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 33. 1996; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 69. 1998; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 33.1996.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kattuelumachan
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Shrubs, branchlets minutely hispid. Leaves simple, alternate, 8-11 x 3-5 cm, ovate, apex rounded or emarginate, base acute, glabrous. Raceme to 1 cm long, axillary, pedicels 5 mm long, hispid. Flowers to 12 mm across. Sepals 2 mm long, ovate, acute, ciliate. Petals white, to 9 x 2 mm, oblong, obtuse. Stamens 8, filaments 4 mm long, inner ones smaller; style 5 mm long. Berry ellipsoid, 1-1.5 cm across, smooth, glandular, yellowish; seeds 2-4, oblong-ellipsoid.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-June
  District(s): Palakkad, Wayanad, Idukki, Kollam, Malappuram, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen and evergreen forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  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: 100-1600
  Localities: Peechi, Thannikkudy, Pooppara, Kottayali, Sispara, Damsite, on way to Brahmagiri, Ayyappankovil, Koomanpara, Bonaccord, Meenmutty
   
 
   
 
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