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  Decalepis arayalpathra
 
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  Family: PERIPLOCACEAE
  Citation:  Decalepis arayalpathra (J. Joseph & V. Chandras.) Venter, Taxon 46: 712. 1997. Janakia arayalpathra Joseph & Chadras., J. Indian Bot. Soc. 54: 309. 1978; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 302. 1994; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 456. 2002.
  Malayalam Name(s): Amruthapala
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  Description: Woody shrubs. Root tuberous, strongly smelling. Stem, petioles and leaves reddish brown. Leaves resembling that of Ficus religiosa 4-6.5 x 2-3.5 cm, ovate, apiculate at apex, round to broadly attenuate at base, entire or slightly wavy on margins; vein reticulations prominent on lower side; petioles 2.5-3 cm long. Flowers small in axillary cymes. Peduncles slender, 2-3 cm long. Calyx campanulate; tube c. 0.1 cm long; lobes 5, 0.05-0.1 cm long, ovate. Stamens 5. Carpels 2, apocarpous; ovules many in each carpel; stigma 5-angled. Follicles linear, 3-3.5 cm long, 0.5-0.6 cm diam.; cylindric, tip tapering. Seeds many, 0.5-0.6 cm long, 0.25-0.3 cm wide, laterally compressed, winged on margins; wings variously curved; coma of white silky hairs 1.5-1.8 cm long.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-September
  District(s): Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Along the slopes of grasslands
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Critically Endangered (CR)
  Altitude: 600-1200
  Localities: Kurisumala, Kurisimala, Boneccord, Kurisumala
   
 
   
 
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