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  Elaeagnus indica
 
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  Family: ELAEAGNACEAE
  Citation:  Elaeagnus indica Serv., Bull. Herb. Boiss. ser.2, 8: 393. 1908; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1246(872). 1925; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 693. 1990; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 590. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 273. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 427. 2005.
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  Description: Woody climbers, densely covered with silvery scales, thorns axillary, straight, 1-2 cm long. Leaves simple, alternate, 9-14 x 6-7.5 cm, ovate, apex acute, glabrous above, silvery-white below; lateral 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; ovule solitary; style filiform, stigma lateral. Nut 2.6 x 1.2 cm, covered with thickened perianth base, reddish, fleshy.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-April
  District(s): Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kannur
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  Habitat: Semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow, Creamy
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: Yes
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Erumappara, Nadugani ghats, Thazhoor kadavu, Nedumkayam
   
 
   
 
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