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  Chassalia curviflora var. longifolia
 
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  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Chassalia curviflora (Wall. ex Kurz) Thw. var. longifolia (Dalz.) Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 177. 1880; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 249. 2005. Psychotria longifolia Dalz. in Hook.'s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 3: 133. 1851.
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  Description: Shrubs. Leaves opposite, to 18 x 7 cm linear-lanceolate, base rounded, obtuse or cuneate, apex acute, chartaceous; nerves more numerous spreading. Inflorescence a panicled-cyme, terminal. Flowers 5-merous, pinkish white. Calyx 5-toothed. Corolla white to pink, tube cylindric, curved. Stamens 5, usually included. Ovary 2-locular; ovule 1-per locule; style long, with 2 stigmatic lobes. Drupe globose, purple when mature.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-June
  District(s): Kasaragode, Pathanamthitta, Idukki
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  Habitat: Degraded forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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