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  Heterotis rotundifolia
 
  Family: MELASTOMATACEAE
  Citation:  Heterotis rotundifolia (Sm.) Jacq.-Fél., Adansonia, n.s. 20: 417. 1981. Osbeckia rotundifolia Sm. in Rees, Cyclop. 25: n. 204. 1813. Dissotis rotundifolia (Sm.) Triana, Trans. Linn. Soc. 28: 58. 1871; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 377. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Dissotis, Trailing Melastoma
  Description:
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grown as garden plant
  Distribution: Native of tropical Africa
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Violet
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
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