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  Eugenia floccosa
 
  Family: MYRTACEAE
  Citation:  Eugenia floccosa Bedd., Fl. Sylv. S. India 1: t. 200. 1872.
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  Description: Small trees up to 7 m tall; young branchlets terete, densely fulvous short tomentose, Leaves opposite, decussate; 7.2-10.5 x 3.2-6 cm, broadly elliptic, apex shortly acuminate with blunt tip to obtuse, base cuneate - attenuate, margin revolute, coriaceous, floccose beneath throughout when young or at least near base and on midrib when mature, pellucid gland dotted; midrib canaliculate above; secondary_nerves, not prominent, ca. 12 pairs; intramarginal nerve present; tertiary_nerves obscure; petiole 1.5 cm long, canaliculate, tomentose when young. Flowers large, white, solitary or in short few flowered terminal cymes. Calyx coriaceous densely pilose furnished at the base with 2 large bracteoles. Petals exceeding the calyx-lobes white hairy at the back. Berry, globose, crowned with calyx lobes, densely tomentose; seed one.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: Februayr-May
  District(s): Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
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