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  Bupleurum wightii
 
  Family: APIACEAE/UMBELLIFERAE
  Citation:  Bupleurum wightii Kozo-Polj., Epitome Bupleurorum Rossiae 166. 1913; P.K. Mukh. & Constance, Umbell. India 64. 1993. Bupleurum virgatum Wight & Arn., Prodr. 370. 1834; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 558(394). 1919; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 35. 1998. Bupleurum mucronatum Wight & Arn. var. virgatum (Wight & Arn.) Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 676. 1879, non Bupleurum virgatum Cav. 1827.
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  Description: Erect perennial herbs up to 1 m high or even more; stems terete. Leaves alternate, narrow, long, up to 10 x 0.6 cm broad, linear, acute at apex and mucronate-acuminate. Flowers small, in compound umbels; bracts and bracteoles narrow, 3-nerved; peduncles long, with many rays. Calyx-lobes 0. Petals 5, obovate, inflexed, the apex emarginated. Disk broad, flat. Styles short. Fruit laterally compressed, slightly constricted at the commissure; mericarps with usually 3 vittae in the furrows, semi-ellipsoid, 5-ridged; seeds terete, sometimes slightly grooved on the inner face.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-February
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad
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  Habitat: Grasslands
  Distribution: Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
  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: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Attappady R.F.
   
 
   
 
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