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  Dimorphocalyx glabellus var. glabellus
 
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  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Dimorphocalyx glabellus Thw., Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 278. 1861, var. glabellus; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 403. 1887; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1336(935). 1925; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 363. 1984; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 205. 2007.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kalpottan, Navamaram
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  Description: Small much branched trees; branchlets nearly white. Leaves simple, alternate, 12 x 5 cm, elliptic or lanceolate, obtuse or acute, reddish brown when dry and rather thin; petiole 0.5-1 cm long. Male flowers shortly pedicelled; female long pedicelled; pedicels with few small obtuse bracts. Petals of the male longer than the sepals, of the female shorter. Stamens about 10. Ovary strigose. Capsule slightly hispid-villous, shortly lobed; seeds oblong, mottled. Fruiting calyx obovate, obtuse, with a glandular pit on back near the tip.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): Kollam, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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