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  Cinnamomum nicolsonianum
 
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  Family: LAURACEAE
  Citation:  Cinnamomum nicolsonianum Manilal & Shylaja, Bull. Bot. Surv. India 28: 111. 1986.
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  Description: Trees, 15 m high. Leaves simple, opposite, 9-20 x 4-6 cm, elliptic, apex obtuse, base cuneate, margin entire, sparsely hairy above, moderately hairy beneath, chartaceous, 3-ribbed from base, reaching the tip, intercostae scalariform, prominent. Flowers bisexual, 15-30, in axillary panicles, 10 cm long; pedicels short. Perianth tube short, tepals 6, 2-3 mm long, tomentose. Stamens 9 perfect, those of first and second rows opposite the perianth lobes, introrse and eglandular, those of third row opposite the first row, lateral, bearing 2 large glands at the base; staminodes 3, of the forth row opposite the second row, cordate and stipitate. Ovary half inferior, sessile. Fruit a berry, up to 8 x 10 mm, subtended by shallow fleshy deep cup, the base conical; the rim with the persistent, thickened tepals, basal part rounded, pilose.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-March
  District(s): Kozhikkode, Kannur
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  Habitat: Plains and foot hills
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
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  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
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