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  Calamus thwaitesii
 
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  Family: ARECACEAE/PALMAE
  Citation:  Calamus thwaitesii Becc. in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 441. 1892; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 427. 1984; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 26. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 480. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 354. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 469. 1998; Renuka, Palms Kerala 32. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 362. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 520. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 896. 2009. Calamus thwaitesii Becc. var. canaranus Becc., Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Calcutta) 11: 138. 1908; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1567(1093). 1931; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 490. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 528. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 492. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 404. 1995; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 744. 1997.
  Malayalam Name(s): Aanachooral, Pannichooral, Thadiayanchooral, Valiyachooral, Vandichooral
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  Description: Clustering and high climbing canes; stem to 20 m or more in length, with sheath to 6 cm in diam; sheath armed with spines; spines arising from a raised rim-like surface, flat, black with yellow base; knee and ocrea absent; flagellum, petiole, rachis and sheath armed with stout spines in oblique whorls. Leaves 2 m long; leaflets grouped. Fruit ca. 2 x 1.3 cm, ovoid, scales in 12 vertical rows, with median grooves, yellow with brown margins.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-January
  District(s): Palakkad, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Kottayam, Wayanad, Kasaragode, Ernakulam
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Creamy, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Localities: Chimmini, Vazhachal, Kollathirumedu, Kattalappara, Chenthamarakokka, Kuriarkutty, Dhoni R. F., on way to Nilamel, Achancoil valley, Thalichola, Punnapuzha, Sabari hills, On the banks of Kunthipuzha, Kottiyur, Nellikuth, Vandalodu
   
 
   
 
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