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  Flueggea virosa
 
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  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt, Hort. Suburb. Calcutt. 152. 1845; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1296(907). 1925; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 291. 2002; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 342. 2007; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 739. 2009. Securinega virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Baill., Adansonia 6: 334. 1866; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 271. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 373. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 347. 1985; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 255. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 427. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 369. 1989; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 740. 1990; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 439. 1990; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 415. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 644. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 381. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 290. 1999; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 457. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 652. 2009. Phyllanthus virosus Roxb. ex Willd., Sp. Pl. 4: 578. 1805. Flueggea microcarpa Blume, Bijdr. 580. 1826; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 328. 1887.
  Malayalam Name(s): Perimklavu, Vellapoolam
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  Description: Profusely branched dioecious shrubs. Leaves alternate, 1.5-3.5 x 1-2 cm, obovate, base cuneate, apex obtuse, glaucous below, chartaceous; petiole c. 3 mm long. Flowers minute in axillary clusturs, short-pedicelled. Male flowers numerous; pedicels to 2 mm long; tepals 5, c. 1 mm long, ovate-concave, crenulate; stamens 5, free; pistillodes 3. Female flowers c. 2 mm across; tepals 5, ovate. Fruit white, c. 4 mm across, globose.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-September
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Dry and moist deciduous forests and wastelands
  Distribution: Tropical Africa, Asia and Australia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Localities: Vellanimala, Puthukkudy, Dam site, Thekkady, Vengoli, Ontangadi, Panthenthode border, Sabari hills, Bekal, Taliparamba, Cannanore, Kannoth, Bhavani river bank, Kaikatty, Malampuzha, Edathwa, Kanjirakadavu
   
 
   
 
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