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  Embelia basaal
 
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  Family: MYRSINACEAE
  Citation:  Embelia basaal (Roem. & Schult.) A. DC., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 17: 131. 1834; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 753(529). 1921; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 184. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 178. 1999; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 406. 2002; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 404. 2009. Ardisia basaal Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg. 4: 517. 1819. Embelia viridifolia sensu (A. DC.) Clarke, Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 516. 1882, non Scheff.1867. Choripetalum aurantiacum A. DC. in DC., Prodr. 8: 88. 1844. Choripetalum viridiflorum A. DC. in DC., Prodr. 8: 88. 1844.
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  Description: Large woody climbers; stem warted with lenticels. Leaves 5-10 x 3-4.5 cm, elliptic-lanceolate to elliptic-obovate, broadly attenuate at base, acute at apex, glabrous on both sides; petioles 1-1.2 cm long. Flowers in axillary and lateral racemes, 2.5-3 cm long. Bracts c. 0.1 cm long, triangular. Pedicels c. 1 mm long. Calyx tube small, 4-toothed, glandular without. Petals 1.5-2 mm long, ovate, punctate without. Stamens attached to petals; anthers yellowish white; filaments c. 2 mm long. Drupe c. 6 mm across.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-April
  District(s): Alappuzha, Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests and grasslands, also in the sacred groves
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
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  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Altitude: 900-1200
  Localities: Rosemala, Pandimotta, Vellickal, Chathiyara, Athirumala
   
 
   
 
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