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  Exacum anamallayanum
 
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  Family: GENTIANACEAE
  Citation:  Exacum anamallayanum Bedd., Ic. t. 154. 1868-1874; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 874(614). 1923; Klackenberg, Opera Bot. 84: 69. 1985; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 252. 1989; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 258. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 202. 1999. Exacum atropurpureum Bedd. var. anamallayanum (Bedd.) Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 97. 1883. Exacum saulierei Dunn, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1914: 30. 1914.
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  Description: Shrubs, stem terete, lenticellate. Leaves opposite, to 5 x 3 cm, broadly ovate, acute, base clasping the stem, coriaceous, margins thickened, 5-ribbed from the base, sessile. Cymes terminal and axillary ; pedicels stout, 1 cm long; calyx winged, tube 4 mm, lobes 5 mm, acute; corolla tube 8 mm, lobes 2 x 0.7 cm, obovate, many nerved, apiculate; stamens 5, filaments 5 mm; ovary many ovuled, 7 mm, style 2 cm, stigma, globose.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-May
  District(s): Kottayam, Idukki
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  Habitat: Evergreen and shola forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Blue
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude:
  Localities: Pothumala, Kottamala
   
 
   
 
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