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  Diospyros sulcata
 
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  Family: EBENACEAE
  Citation:  Diospyros sulcata Bourd., For. Trees Travancore 225. 1908; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 777(546). 1923; V. Singh, Monogr. Indian Diospyros 229. 2005.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kari
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  Description: Dioecious trees, bark blackish-grey, smooth. Leaves simple, alternate, estipulate; petiole 12-19 mm long, glabrous; lamina 15.2 x 5.5 cm, oblong or oblong-lanceolate, base cuneate, apex acuminate, margin entire, glabrous, pellucid, coriaceous. Flowers unisexual; male flowers not known; female flower; solitary or 2-5 together, sessile axillary or on the old wood, 5-merous; staminodes 5, ovary superior, 10-celled, ovule 1 in each cell, covered with rusty tomentum; stigma 5. Fruit a berry 3 x 2.5 cm, a truncate cone, apex at first covered with rusty tomentum, at length glabrous, marked with 8-10 deep longitudinal grooves; calyx green, coriaceous, some what enlarged; endosperm equable.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): Pathanamthitta
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
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  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
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