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  Glycosmis pentaphylla
 
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  Family: RUTACEAE
  Citation:  Glycosmis pentaphylla (Retz.) DC., Prodr. 1:538. 1824, quoad basionym; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1:499.1875, p.p; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 94. 1989; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 106. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 104. 1994; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 33. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 82. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 53. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 123. 1997; K.N. Nair & M.P. Nayar in Hajra et al., Fl. India 4:343.1997; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 49. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 144. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 112. 2005; R.K. Premanath in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 599. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 157. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 194. 2009. Limonia pentaphylla Retz., Obs. Bot. 5: 24. 1788. Limonia arborea Roxb., Pl. Corom.t.85. 1798. Glycosmis arborea (Roxb.)DC.,Prodr. 1:538.1824; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 60. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 104. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 90. 1985; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 83. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 104. 1990. Glycosmis cochinchinensis Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 153(109). 1915p.p, non (Lour.) Pierre ex Engl. 1896.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kuttippannel, Kurumpannal, Panal, Panchi
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  Description: Erect shrubs. Leaves 3-7-foliolate; leaflets subopposite, 7-15 x 2-5.5 cm, elliptic-lanceolate, acute to round at apex, attenuate at base, entire to minutely crenulate-serrate on the margins, glandular on both sides, glabrous; rachis 6-10 cm long; petiolule c. 2 mm long. Flowers in terminal or axillary, spiciform panicles. Sepals 5(4), 1-1.5 mm long, ovate-acute, ciliate on margins. Petals 5(4), white, 4-5 x 2-2.5 mm, obovate, surface gland-dotted. Stamens 8-10, longer and shorter filaments of longer ones c. 3 mm long, shorter, c. 2 mm long. Disc prominent, annular. Ovary 2-2.5 mm across, ovoid, 5-celled; stigma flat or obscurely lobed. Berry 1-1.2 cm diam., ovoid, white turning pink, 1-2-seeded.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-April
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, also in the plains
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -900
  Localities: Vellanimala, Vazhachal, Rosemala, Kattalappara, Kannimara, Nellikuth, Tiruvalla, Tolpetty, Taliparamba, Olavakkot, Pottikkal forest, Mathur, Kakadavu, Cheriyanad, Canoli, Kanjirakadavu, Kompa, Attayar
   
 
   
 
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