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  Flueggea leucopyrus
 
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  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Flueggea leucopyrus Willd., Sp. Pl. 4: 757. 1806; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 328. 1887; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1296(907). 1925; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 342. 2007; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 738. 2009. Securinega leucopyrus (Willd.) Muell.-Arg. in DC., Prodr. 15: 451. 1866; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 335. 1995; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 290. 1999.
  Malayalam Name(s): Amboorippachila, Mulpulanji, Perimklavu, Vellamullaram
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Spinous fluggea
  Description: Shrubs, branchlets angular, ending in spines. Leaves distichous, to 3.5 x 2 cm, obovate, apex emarginate, base cuneate, membranous, glaucous beneath; lateral nerves ca. 5 pairs, slender. Flowers greenish-white in axillary clusters; bracts many, minute, pedicels 2 mm. Male flowers: tepals 0.7 mm, concave, obtuse; stamens 5, filaments 1.5 mm, pistillode 1 mm. Capsule 5-8 mm across, globose, white.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: June-September
  District(s): Idukki, Kollam, Wayanad, Kannur, Thrissur, Palakkad, Kozhikkode
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: India, Sri Lanka and Myanmar
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Creamy, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Champakkad, Chinnar, Ariankavu
   
 
   
 
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