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  Elatostema acuminatum
 
  Family: URTICACEAE
  Citation:  Elatostema acuminatum (Poir.) Brongn. in Duper., Voy. Bot. 211. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 566. 1888; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1377(963). 1928; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 261. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 437. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 452. 1990; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 26,33. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 418. 1996; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 73. 1998; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 650. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 302. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 640. 2002; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 759. 2009. Procris acuminata Poir. in Lam., Encycl. 5: 629. 1804.
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  Description: Glabrous herbs with elongated stem. Leaves oblong-lanceolate, apex caudate-acuminate, base rounded, slightly oblique, coarsely crenate-toothed, lateral nerves 7-9 pairs, slender, archingly joining along margin. Receptacle sessile, solitary; bracts obovate-obtuse; bracteoles linear.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-April
  District(s): Palakkad, Malappuram, Kannur, Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Along sides of watercourses in evergreen forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Altitude: 700-750
  Localities: Sholayar, Pooppara, Silent Valley R. F., Nilikkal, Damsite, Chandanathode, Thalichola, Karuvarakundu, Attayar
   
 
   
 
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