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  Celtis tetrandra
 
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  Family: ULMACEAE
  Citation:  Celtis tetrandra Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 63. 1832; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 482. 1888; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1348(944). 1928; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 428. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 441. 1990; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 388. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 295. 1999; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 764. 2009. Celtis serotina Planch., Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. ser. 3, 10: 301. 1848.
  Malayalam Name(s): Karukkuyyan, Kuyyamaram, Oma, Poochakkurumaram
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Trees, to 30 m high, bark 0.6 cm, smooth, grey, lenticellate, wrinkled horizontally; blaze yellow; branchlets slender, pubescent. Leaves simple, alternate; stipules linear-lanceolate, lateral, free; petiole 3-10 mm, slender, pubescent, shallowly grooved above; lamina 5-14 x 2.5-7 cm, obliquely ovate or obliquely ovate-lanceolate; base oblique, apex acuminate, margin serrate from apex to below middle then entire, membranous, glabrous above, puberulent beneath; 3-nerved from base, prominent, lateral nerves 1-4 pairs, pinnate, prominent, intercostae scalariform, prominent. Flowers polygamous, yellow; male in axillary clusters, born on leafless shoots; pedicels 1 cm long, filiform; female flowers on leaf axils; tepals 4, 1.5 mm long, ciliate, concave, obtuse; stamens 4, inserted round a woolly torus; ovary sessile, obovoid, pubescent, 1-celled; style ciliate. Fruit a drupe, 7 x 6 mm, ovoid, glabrous.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-March
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad, Kannur, Wayanad
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Evergreen and shola forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  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
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Olikkudy, Kalvarimala, Mangaladevi, on way to Brahmagiri, Marayur, Kaikatty
   
 
   
 
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