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  Eriolaena lushingtonii
 
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  Family: STERCULIACEAE
  Citation:  Eriolaena lushingtonii Dunn, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1915: 88.1915 & in Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 109(78).1915; K.C. Malick in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3: 417. 1993; Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 17: 176. 1993; V. Chithra in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 452. 2005.
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  Description: Tree, 4-5 m high. Leaves orbicular to ovate, rounded or cordate at base, irregularly dentate at margin, acuminate at apex, 5-9 x 4-7 cm, stellate-pubescent above, greyish-white-pubescent beneath. Flowers 1-3 in axillary cymes, fragrant; bracteoles laciniate, 5-6 mm long; pedicels and bracteoles pubescent. Sepals linear, acuminate, 1.8-2.2 x 0.2-0.3 cm, stellate-tomentose outside, pubescent inside. Petals obovate, 1.8-2 x 0.9-1.1 cm, yellow with tomentose claws. Stamens 12-15; staminal tube 1.2-1.4 cm long, pubescent; anthers linear, basifixed. Ovary ovoid, 5-6 x 4-5 mm, pubescent, 5-loculed; style pubescent; stigma minutely 5-lobed. Capsules ovoid, short-acuminate, 1.2-1.5 x 0.5-0.7 cm, woody, pubescent; seeds winged above.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: June-August
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude: 350-900
  Localities: Calvary Mount
   
 
   
 
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