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  Canthium angustifolium
 
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  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Canthium angustifolium Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 169. 1824; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 135. 1880; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 130. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 205. 1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 212. 1988; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 319. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 223. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 180. 1995; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 217. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 146. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 169. 1998; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 309. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 248. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 413. 2009. Plectronia rheedei (DC.) Bedd. var. angustifolia (Roxb.) Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 625(441).1921. Canthium leschenaultii (DC.) Wight & Arn. in Wight, Cat. 77. 1833 & Prodr. 426. 1834. Dondisia leschenaultii DC., Prodr. 4: 469. 1830.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kattakara, Kattaramullu, Koyikkodavam
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  Description: Erect shrubs with slender branches; spines slender, straight. Leaves to 11 x 5 cm, lanceolate, long acuminate; domatia glandular; petiole 3-6 mm long; stipule acuminate, villous within. Cymes short, sessile. Flowers shortly pedicelled; calyx tube nearly truncate; corolla 5 mm long, tube globose, lobes lanceolate, spreading; anthers strongly cuspidate, hispid at tip. Style 3 mm long, densely bearded at middle. Drupe 10 mm across, globose, black.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-May
  District(s): Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Malappuram, Kozhikkode, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist deciduous, semi-evergreen and evergreen forests
  Distribution: India and Myanmar
  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: 600-1400
  Localities: Peechi, Vazhachal, Vazhani, Kattalappara, Choondippara, Koruthode, Arjunankotta, Aruvikkara, Adoor, Konni, Nedumpoyil, Ambayathode, Kulathupuzha, Attayar, Bonaccord, Meenmutty, Athirumala, Pongalapara
   
 
   
 
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