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  Cinnamomum walaiwarense
 
  Family: LAURACEAE
  Citation:  Cinnamomum walaiwarense Kosterm., Bull. Bot. Surv. India 25: 119. 1983 (1985)
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  Description: Trees up to 6 m tall; bark very smooth, light brown 0.5 mm thick; branchlets slender, the apical part densely, very minutely subsericeous. Leaves opposite, chartaceous, oblong (2 x 7) - 3-4 x 11-2.5 x 9 cm, acuminate, base acute; above glabrous, smooth, glossy, the main nerves thin, prominulous: below densely, minutely sericeous, glabrescent midrib slender, prominent, the almost basal lateral nerves which reach the base of the acumen, thin, prominent, secondary nerves faint, parallel, horizontal, 2-4 m apart; petiole 5-15 mm, concave above. Infructescence axillary, very slender, up to 10 cm long, with many fruit with long slender glabrous peduncle and few, up to 1.5 cm long apical, densely, minutely sericeous. Cup cup-shaped, deep, rather fleshy, conspicuously longitudinally ribbed. Slightly more than half of the basal part of the tepals indurate, persistent, their tips pubescent withered, not hardened, base of cup obconial, merging into the obconical short pedicel.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting:
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: 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: Western Ghats
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