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  Combretum albidum
 
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  Family: COMBRETACEAE
  Citation:  Combretum albidum G. Don, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 15: 429. 1827; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 181. 1994; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 256. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 126. 1999; Gangop. & Chakrab., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 21: 301. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 133. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 117. 2002. Combretum ovalifolium Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 226. 1832; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 458. 1878; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 469(332). 1919; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 196. 1990.
  Malayalam Name(s): Manjakody
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Buffalo calf plant
  Description: Lianas. Leaves 7-10 x 5-6.5 cm, ovate, orbicular, apex acuminate; petiole to 1 cm. Spikes compound, axillary; flowers polygamo-dioceous, yellow; calyx tube constricted above, lobes 4, 1.5 mm, triangular; petals 1.5 mm, oblong lanceolate, disc lining calyx pilose; stamens 8, in two rows, didymous, filaments 3 mm; ovary 3 mm, 1-celled, style 3 mm, subulate. Fruit 2 x 2 cm, 4-winged, wings chartaceous, red.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-March
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Malappuram, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen forests, along river banks
  Distribution: Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Creamy
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -1000
  Localities: Vazhachal, Kuttar, Thayanankkudy, Koruthode, Pamba, Keerapady, Walayar, Pooyamkutty, Nedumkayam, Kanjirakadavu
   
 
   
 
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