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  Cryptocarya beddomei
 
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  Family: LAURACEAE
  Citation:  Cryptocarya beddomei Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925: 127. 1925 & Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1218(853). 1925; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 394. 1988; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 269. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 585. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 346. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 268. 2002; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 698. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Chembalava, Shemnbalava
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Evergreen trees, to 8 m high; bark pale reddish-brown, smooth; branchlets fulvous pubescent. Leaves simple, alternate, 9.5-14 x 4-6.5 cm, elliptic, ovate or oblong-ovateapex obtuse or shortly obtusely acute, base round or truncate, margin entire, glabrous except sometimes midrib and nerves, shining above, reddish glaucous beneath, coriaceous; lateral nerves 5-9 pairs, pinnate, prominent, intercostae scalariform, prominent; petiole upto 10 mm long, stout, pubescent. Flowers bisexual, minute, in axillary or lateral fulvous pubescent panicles of 9 cm long; peduncle upto 3 cm long; pedicels short; bracts oblong, upto 3 mm long, deciduous; bracteoles minute, deciduous. Perianth tube narrowed at the top; lobes 6, subequal, in 2 rows, pubescent. Stamens 9 perfect, in 3 rows, those of the 2 outer series with eglandular filaments and introrse anthers, connective produced into acute tip; those of the third series with 2 glandular filaments and extrorse anthers with obtuse connective tip; filaments villous; anthers 2-celled; those of the fourth series replaced by 3 stipitate staminodes. Ovary sessile, half inferior, enclosed in the perianth tube; style short, exserted. Fruit a drupe 10 x 6 mm enclosed in accrescent perianth tube, puberulous, perianth more or less free from pericarp.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-April
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Malappuram, Kannur, Kollam, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Shola and evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s):
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude:
  Localities: Pandimotta, Koruthode, Thelliyalimattukkal, Teerthundamala, Munnaimail, Nadugani ghats, Ampumala
   
 
   
 
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