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  Dicliptera manilalii
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  Citation:  Dicliptera manilalii Karthik. & Moorthy in Karthik. et al., Fl. Pl. India Dicot. 1: 11. 2009. Peristrophe montana Nees in Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 3: 113. 1832, non Dicliptera montana Lindau, 1905; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 556. 1885; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1084(759). 1924; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 307. 1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 346. 1988; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 210. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 357. 1990; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 276. 1995; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 344. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 513. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 236. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 299. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 233. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 385. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 621. 2009.
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  Description: Erect shrubs, stem terete. Leaves 12-17 x 3-6 cm, ovate, apex acuminate, glabrous, nerves 7 pairs; petiole to 6 cm long. Cymes axillary and terminal, trichotomous; bracts 2, opposite, 2.5 x 1.5 cm, ovate, obtuse; bracteoles 6 mm long, linear. Flowers pink; calyx lobes 5, 4 mm long, linear, united below the middle; corolla tube 30 mm long, slender, 2-lipped above; lower lip 3-lobed, upper 15 mm long, orbicular, emarginate; stamens 2, filaments hairy, attached at the throat of corolla tube; anthers linear, curved, ovary glabrous, style filiform, stigma 2-lobed. Capsule 13 mm long, stipitate, tomentose.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-March
  District(s): Palakkad, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kannur, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Peechi, Rosemala, Thekkady, Karadikkavala, Vengoli, Karimala, Chembotti, Upper Moozhiar, Chandanathode, Tirunalli, Mukkali forests, Nadugani ghats, Ariankavu
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