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  Chassalia curviflora var. ophioxyloides
 
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  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Chassalia curviflora (Wall. ex Kurz) Thw. var. ophioxyloides (Wall.) Deb & Krishna, Bull. Bot. Surv. India 24: 222. 1982(1983); Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 190. 1989; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 176. 1995; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 218. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 147. 1997; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 66. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 171. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 147. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 147. 2002; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 416. 2009. Psychotria ophioxyloides Wall. in Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 167. 1824. Chassalia ophioxyloides (Wall. ex Kurz) Craib, Gard. Bull. Straits Settlem. 6:474.1930; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 188. 1985; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 131. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 213. 1988; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 322. 1990; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 230. 1990; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 18,25. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 319. 1997; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 310. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 249. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 344. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Karutha-amalppori, Yamari, Vellakurinji
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Shrubs, to 1.5 m tall. Leaves simple, opposite, 22 x 8 cm, oblanceolate, abruptly acuminate; nerves 12 pairs, regular; petiole to 3 cm long, stipule connate, ovate, membraneous, 2-fid. Cymes 7 x 4 cm, terminal, panicled, glabrous. Flowers 15 mm long, subsessile. Calyx 1.5 mm long, globose, lobes 5, ovate. Corolla 8 mm long, curved, tube purple with yellowish mouth, lobes ovate, obtuse. Stamens 5, included; anthers linear. Ovary 2-celled, ovule one in each cell; style 2-fid at apex. Fruit 6 mm across, globose, glabrous; seeds 2.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-February
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Common in all types of forests, also in the plains
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 650-1800
  Localities: Sholayar, Pongumala, Olikkudy, Thannikkudy, Orukomban, Kanthalppara, Nelluyampathy forests, Edamalayar, Chembotti, Punnamala, Allmost all places, Panathur, Payyanur, Taliparamba, Kannoth, Kottiyur, Payyavur, Santhanpara, Karasurymala, Mukkali forests, Ka
   
 
   
 
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