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  Eugenia singampattiana
 
  Family: MYRTACEAE
  Citation:  Eugenia singampattiana Bedd., Ic. t. 273. 1868-1874; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2:506.1979; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 483(343). 1919; Vinod et al., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 23: 703. 1999; Gopalan & Henry, Endemic Pl. Agasthiyamala 178. 2000.
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  Description: Small trees, branchlets terete, glabrous. Leaves deccusate, 5-8 x 2.5-5 cm, ovate or elliptic-oblong, chartaceous, nerves 13-15 pairs, midnerve prominent below, glabrous, base cordate or rounded at base, margin entire, obtuse or acuminate at apex; petiole very short. Cymes terminal in short racemes; bracts and bracteoles pubescent, 0.8-1 cm long; pedicels to 1 cm long. Flowers white. Calyx tube 3 mm long, lobes 4, to 4 mm long, sub-orbicular, persistent. Petals 4, glandular, to 12 mm long, ovate, inconspicuously dotted and prominently nerved. Disc small. Stamens numerous, erect or incurved; filaments 1-1.5 mm long. Ovary subglobose, 2-celled; ovule numerous; style 8 mm long. Berry subglobose-globose, 2 x 2 cm, crowned with calyx lobes.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-December
  District(s): Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  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
  IUCN status: Critically Endangered (CR)
  Altitude: 300-900
  Localities: Adhirumalai
   
 
   
 
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