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  Cinnamomum palghatensis
 
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  Family: LAURACEAE
  Citation:  Cinnamomum palghatensis M.Gangop., Bangladesh J. Pl. Taxon. 15: 100. 2008.
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  Description: Trees, 12-15 m high; branches blackish, terete, blackish-brown; branchlets puberulous, smooth, gradually compressed and quadrangular, leaf-bearing branchlets slender, compressed, densely brown puberulous, 1.5-2.0 mm thick. Leaves simple, subopposite, 15-22 x 2.8-4.0 cm, narrow oblong-lanceolate to oblong-ellitpic, apex broken tending to broad acumen; subequally acute at base, slightly decurrent to extreme base, thinly coriaceous; lateral nerves of the central one sub-prominent and distant, that of accessories forming faint loops along margin; tertiary nerves parallel, 1-2 mm apart, faint above, obscure beneath; intercostae faintly reticulate above, obscure beneath; petioles 1-1.5 cm long, puberulous. Infructescences solitary, axillary, c. 15 cm long; peduncles ca 5.5 cm long, terete, puberulous; rachis flattened, densely puberulous. Fruits green with large oblong, perianth c 22 x 16 mm, obtuse and projected at apex, pericarp blackish, glabrous, muriculate; fruit cup thick, c 3 x 12-15, margin slightly undulate.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: May-September
  District(s): Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Growns on the hilly slopes
  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: Kerala
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 400-800
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