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  Euonymus angulatus
 
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  Family: CELASTRACEAE
  Citation:  Euonymus angulatus Wight, Ic. t. 1053. 1846; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 610. 1875; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 203(146). 1918; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 54. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 117. 1990; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 22,36. 1996; K. Ramam. in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 93. 2000; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 43. 2000; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 158. 2002; K. Ramam. & P. Venu in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 702. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 220. 2009.
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  Description: Small trees or shrubs; branchlets acutely 4-angled, glabrous. Leaves opposite, oblong-lanceolate to elliptic, tapering at base, entire and thick at margin, acuminate at apex, 8-12 x 4-8 cm, coriaceous, glabrous, shining above, pale beneath; lateral nerves not conspicous. Cymes lax, usually drooping, more than 7-flowered; peduncles slender. Sepals 5, entire or fimbriate at margin. Petals 5, free, orbicular, purplish. Stamens 5, alternating with petals, inserted at margin of disc. Disc 5-lobed, fleshy. Ovary within disc; styles short, thick. Fruits 5-loculed capsules, turbinate, attenuate below, obtusely winged above.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-April
  District(s): Kozhikkode, Palakkad, Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram, Wayanad
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  Habitat: Evergreen foreats
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink, Rose
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude: -1880
  Localities: Pathenthode, Silent Valley R. F., Kummattanthode, Vellarimala, Athirumala, Pongalapara, Agasthymala peak
   
 
   
 
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