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  Dracaena terniflora
 
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  Family: DRACAENACEAE
  Citation:  Dracaena terniflora Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2:159.1832; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 6:328.1892; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1521(1062).1928; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 384. 1985; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 506. 1990; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 411. 1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 477. 1988; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 323. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 400. 1989; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 477. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 386. 1995; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 26. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 466. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 722. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 340. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 452. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 351. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 725. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 502. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 875. 2009. Dracaena terminalis Wight, Ic. t. 2054. 1853.
  Malayalam Name(s): Manjakkantha
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  Description: Stout perennial subshrubs; stem covered with annular leaf scars. Leaves spiral, closely packed, to 24 x 5.5 cm, elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate; petiole 5 cm long, canaliculate, base expanded. Racemes terminal, 15-25 cm long, erect. Flowers many, closely packed; perianth lobes 6, biseriate, similar, united into a tube below, 2 cm long; stamens 6, free, epitepalous; anthers oblong; ovary 3-celled; ovules solitary in each cell; style 1, slender, stigma terminal. Fruit a berry. 1.5 cm across, 3-lobed.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-October
  District(s): Palakkad, Kottayam, Kasaragode, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Kannur, Malappuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: India and South East Asia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Localities: Peechi, Vellanimala, Choodal, Rosemala, Sabarimala, Koruthode, Kuriarkutty, Arippa, Punnamala, Ranni, on way to Brahmagiri, Chandanathode, Karimbam, Panathur, Pottikkal forest, Thalichola, Thenmalai, Ariankavu, Achencovil, Balmora ridge, Agasthymala peak
   
 
   
 
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