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  Ehretia pubescens
 
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  Family: BORAGINACEAE
  Citation:  Ehretia pubescens Benth. in Royle, Illustr. 1: 306. 1836; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 891(626). 1923; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 206. 1999. Ehretia laevis Roxb. var. pubescens (Benth.) Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4:142.1883.
  Malayalam Name(s): Karukamaram
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Small trees; height 10 m; bark grey; branchlets stout, lenticellate, pale brown, younger parts softy hairy. Leaves simple, alternate; petiole 6-15 mm long, slender, glabrous; lamina 5.5-9 x 2-3.5 cm, elliptic-oblong, oblanceolate or obovate; base cuneate; apex obtuse; margin entire, coriaceous, scabrous; lateral nerves 5-7 pairs, pinnate, prominent, slender; intercostae reticulate. Flowers in terminal or axillary corymbose, 1 cm, white; calyx tube 1.5 mm, lobes 1 mm; stamens 5, filaments 1 m long; ovary 4-celled; style bifid, short; stigma minute. Fruit a drupe, globose, 6.5 mm across, black when ripe.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-February
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: India
  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
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Sivapura, Chinnar
   
 
   
 
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