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  Cinnamomum riparium
 
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  Family: LAURACEAE
  Citation:  Cinnamomum riparium Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925. 128. 1925 & Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1224(856). 1925; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 393. 1988; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 584. 1997; Ramach. et al., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 1: 94. 1980; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 567. 2002.
  Malayalam Name(s): Aattuvayana
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Small trees. Leaves opposite to subopposite, 7-11 x1.5-3.5 cm, acuminate at apex, broadly attenuate at base, 3-ribbed, c.0.5 cm above from base. Panicles few-flowered, lax; peduncles 3-4 cm long; pedicels slender, 0.8-1 cm long. Flowers 0.3-0.35 cm across. Perianth lobes 6, c. 0.1 cm long. Stamens in 3 rows; first and second introrse, 3 rd extrorse, glands attached to middle of filaments. Ovary ellipsoid; stigma peltate.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-March
  District(s): Malappuram, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Banks of streams in evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude: 1200-1500
  Localities: Vazhachal, Malayattoor, Aralam, Lower Periyar, Vaniampuzha, Chemungi, Pongalapara
   
 
   
 
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