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  Eurya japonica
 
  Family: THEACEAE
  Citation:  Eurya japonica Thunb., Fl. Jap. 191. t. 25. 1784; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 284. 1874; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 79(57). 1915; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 73. 1990; A.S. Chauhan & T.K. Paul in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3: 184. 1993.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kooramar
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Trees. Leaves 4-6 x 1.5-3 cm, obovate to elliptic, acute to shortly acuminate at apex, round to broadly attenuate at base, finely crenate-serrate on margins, black on drying; nerves many, close and parallel. Flowers dioecious, solitary to few flowered axillary and lateral clusters. Peduncles 0.1-0.2 cm long. Sepals 5, 0.05-0.1 cm long, ovate, slightly unequal. Petals 5, white, 0.05-0.1 cm long, orbicular. Stamens 12-15. Ovary minute, 2-3 celled; ovules many in each cell; styles as many as ovary cells. Berry subglobose, 0.1-0.2 cm diam.; stylar parts persistent. Seeds minute, tuberculate.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-December
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Margins of grasslands and shola forests
  Distribution: South India and East Asia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Yellow, Green
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
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