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  Glyptopetalum grandiflorum
 
  Family: CELASTRACEAE
  Citation:  Glyptopetalum grandiflorum Bedd., Ic. t. 102. 1868-1874; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 613. 1875; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 204(147). 1918; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 96. 1988; K. Ramam. in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 111. 2000; K. Ramam. & P. Venu in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 705. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 222. 2009.
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  Description: Shrubs; branchlets terete, angled when young. Leaves simple, opposite, 10-15.5 x 5-6.5 cm,elliptic-oblong, acute or acuminate at apex, rounded or cuneate at base, entire, rarely obscurely serrate towards apex, coriaceous. Cymes 3-flowered; peduncles filiform, slender, 10-16 cm long; pedicels ca 2.5 cm long, inserted with scale-like bracts. Sepals 4-lobed. Petals 4, obovate, 8-10 mm long, inconspicuously pitted or not, yellow. Stamens 4, sessile. Disc more or less rounded. Ovary within disc. Capsules globose, ca 2 cm, smooth, pale, 4-seeded; seeds ovate, 1.5 cm across, arillate.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-June
  District(s): Kannur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  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
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 600-1000
  Localities: Chandanathode
   
 
   
 
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