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  Celtis timorensis
 
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  Family: ULMACEAE
  Citation:  Celtis timorensis Span., Linnaea 15: 343. 1841; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 257. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 429. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 441. 1990; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 656. 1997; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 764. 2009. Celtis cinnamomea Lindl. ex Planch., Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. ser. 3, 10: 303. 1848; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 482. 1888; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1349(944). 1928; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 375. 1984. Celtis trinervia sensu Bedd., Fl. Sylv. t. 312. 1873, non Roxb. 1814.
  Malayalam Name(s): Butha, Butha-onatthi, Poochakkurumaram
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  Description: Trees, to 15 m high, bark pale green, covered with small lenticels; young parts pubescent; branchlets angular. Leaves simple, alternate, 8-13 x 3-5.8 cm, oblong,, ovate, lanceolate, oblong-ovate or elliptic-lanceolate, apex acuminate, base acute, cuneate or oblique margin entire or serrate along the upper half, chartaceous or subcoriaceous, glabrous above, ferrugineous pubescent beneath, 3-ribbed from base, prominent; stipules lateral, lanceolate-subulate, cauducous; petiole 3-5 mm long, slender; lateral nerves 1-2 pairs, pinnate, puberulous, faint, intercostae reticulate, faint. Flowers polygamous, 3-5 mm across; male flowers in short axillary racemose cymes; female flowers in more slender axillary cymes; tepals 4-5, linear, incurved, 1.7 mm, ciliate, acute; stamens 4-5, inserted round a wooly torus; filaments 1 mm; ovary 1 mm, superior, sessile, ellipsoid, 1-celled; style 4 mm. Fruit a drupe, 15 mm across, ovoid, narrowed towards tip, black.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-March
  District(s): Idukki, Kollam, Malappuram, Palakkad, Kannur, Wayanad, Thrissur, Kozhikkode, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Creamy, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Localities: Panthenthode border, Pathenthode, Chembukkavu, Tirunalli, Devicolam, Lock-hert gap, Kaikatty forests-Pothundy, Ampumala
   
 
   
 
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