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  Elaeagnus conferta
 
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  Family: ELAEAGNACEAE
  Citation:  Elaeagnus conferta Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 460. 1820; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1246(873). 1925; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 251. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 349. 1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 398. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 348. 1989; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 408. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 398. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 316. 1995; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 384. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 354. 1998; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 427. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 706. 2009. Elaeagnus latifolia Bedd., Fl. Sylv. t. 180.1872, non L. 1753; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5:202.1886 p.p.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kattumunnthiringa, Palga
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Thorny climbers, densely covered with silvery scales; thorns axillary, straight, 1-2 cm long. Leaves to 14 x 7.5 cm, ovate, acute, glabrous above, silvery-white below; nerves 5-7 pairs, indistinct. Flowers bisexual, 3-6 in axillary fascicles, pedicelled; perianth greenish white, 1 cm long, urceolate, gamotepalous, lobes 4, ovate; stamens 4, filaments free, broadened below; anthers transverse; ovary 1-celled; inferior; ovules solitary; style filiform, stigma lateral. Fruit a nut covered with thickened perianth base, 2.6 x 1.2 cm, reddish, fleshy.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-March
  District(s): Kottayam, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Palakkad, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikkode, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen and evergreen forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia and China
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Vazhachal, Vazhani, Vallakkadavu, Kalvarithode, Ponmudi, Kakki hills, Kannoth, Ayyappankovil-Kaikatty area, Vandalodu
   
 
   
 
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