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  Gardneria ovata
 
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  Family: LOGANIACEAE
  Citation:  Gardneria ovata Wall. in Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 400.1820; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 93. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 869(611). 1923; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 288. 1988; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 181. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 294. 1990; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 37. 1996; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 57. 1998; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 429. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 255. 1998; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 540. 2009. Gardneria wallichii Wight ex Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar.3: 49. t. 281. 1832.
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  Description: Small glabrous climbers. Leaves to 10 x 5 cm, ovate, abruptly acuminate, acute at base, entire; nerves 4 or 5 pairs; petiole 1 cm long. Cymes axillary, 3-5-flowered, peduncled; bracts ovate, acute. Flowers pedicellate; calyx shallowly 4-lobed, lobes obtuse; ciliate; corolla orange-yellow, lobes 5 mm long, basely united, oblong, acute; stamens 4, attached at the base of corolla lobes; ovary 2-celled, glabrous; style subulate. Berry 7 x 6 mm, globose, blue; seeds 2, cup-shaped, with pulpy placenta on concave surface.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-May
  District(s): Wayanad, Idukki, Malappuram, Palakkad, Kannur
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  Habitat: Evergreen and shola forests, also in sacred groves
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Mlappara, Vellimala, Pathenthode, Chandanathode, Valiyaparathode, Chandanathode, Anavayee forests, Karappa, Karuvarakundu
   
 
   
 
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