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  Flagellaria indica
 
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  Family: FLAGELLARIACEAE
  Citation:  Flagellaria indica L., Sp. Pl. 333.1753; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 6:391. 1892; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 424. 1984; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 411. 1989; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 489. 1994; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 517. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 712. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Panambuvalli
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Climbing perennial shrubs. Leaves sessile, 10-25 x 3-5 cm, lanceolate, base sheathing, 2-auricled, apex finely acuminate, cirrhose, many-nerved, coriaceous; sheaths longer than the internodes. Flowers bisexual, sessile, small in terminal 6-15 cm long panicles. Perianth-lobes 6, cream-coloured, 2-2.5 mm long, 1 or 2 outer suborbicular or ovate and inner whorl usually narrower, persistent. Stamens 6, exserted; filaments c. 2.5 mm long, persistent; anthers linear. Ovary c. 1.5 mm long, trigonous; style very short or none; stigmas 3, long and spreading. Drupe 5-7 mm across, globose, 1-3-seeded, red or finally black; the perianth and filaments becoming chaffy and persisting beneath the drupe.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-October
  District(s): Kottayam, Alappuzha, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Mangroves and swampy areas
  Distribution: Tropical Asia and Africa
  Aquatic: Yes
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s):
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Kodumon, Pathirapally, Nulayakadkavu
   
 
   
 
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