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  Connarus sclerocarpus
 
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  Family: CONNARACEAE
  Citation:  Connarus sclerocarpus (Wight & Arn.) Schellenb., Candollea 2: 98. 1925; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 273(194). 1918; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 132. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 112. 1985; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 141. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 130. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 88. 1995; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 85. 1998; M.S. Mondal in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 531. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 81. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 187. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 149. 2005; N.P. Balakr. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 826. 2005. Rourea ? sclerocarpa Wight & Arn., Prodr. 262. 1839.
  Malayalam Name(s): Njaraneelakarikam
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Large climbers. Leaflets 6-8 x 2-3.5 cm, elliptic, acute at base and apex; nerves 3 or 4 pairs, basal pair opposite, rib like; petiole 5 mm long. Panicles 10 x 10 cm, terminal, densely brown tomentose. Flowers light pink; pedicels very short; sepals yellow, 3 x 1.5 mm, densely tomentose outside; petals 7 x 2 mm, oblanceolate, obtuse, densely hairy; style 5 mm long, densely tomentose. Fruits not seen.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-April
  District(s): Palakkad, Kasaragode, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 400-700
  Localities: Anakuthivayal, Pezha, Nelluyampathy forests, Pampa, Ayyappankovil, Karappa, Thuthampara, Mulleria, Ariankavu, Bonaccord
   
 
   
 
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