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  Embelia ribes
 
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  Family: MYRSINACEAE
  Citation:  Embelia ribes Burm. f., Fl. Ind. 62. t.23.1768; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3:513.1882; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 752(529). 1921; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 239. 1984; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 166. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 262. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 264. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 274. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 199. 1995; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 24,31. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 263. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 186. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 391. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 225. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 178. 1999; Ravikumar & Ved, Illustr. Field Guide 100 Red Listed Med. Pl. 136. 2000 Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 177. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 408. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 294. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 492. 2009. Embelia glandulifera Wight, Ic. t. 1207. 1848.
  Malayalam Name(s): Vayuvilangam, Vizhalari, Vizhal
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Embelia, Vidanga, Baoberang
  Description: Climbers; branchlets slender, white, without lenticellate. Leaves simple, alternate, 7 x 3 cm, elliptic, acute at both ends; nerves many, parallel, faint; petiole 1 cm long. Panicles to15 x 15 cm, glabrous, branches long, slender racemose; pedicels 1.5 cm long. Flowers small, white, many. Sepals small, triangular, tomentose. Petals 2 mm long, ovate, acute, densely tomentose on both sides. Berry 3-4 mm across, globose, bluish-purple; seed one.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-August
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Wayanad, Kozhikkode
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen, evergreen and shola forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia and South China
  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
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 400-1900
  Localities: Sholayar, Kattalappara, Olikkudy, Vallakkadavu, Kottamala, Pampa, Pathenthode, Orukomban, Kadalar, Damsite, Kakki hills, on way to Kannoth, Chandanathode, Lock-hert gap, Orange Fam area-Kaikatty, Nadugani ghats, Thalichola, Teppakulam, Athirumala
   
 
   
 
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