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  Hippocratea obtusifolia
 
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  Family: HIPPOCRATEACEAE
  Citation:  Hippocratea obtusifolia Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 166. 1820; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 623. 1875; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 213(153). 1918. Loeseneriella obtusifolia (Roxb.) A. C. Smith, Amer. J. Bot. 28: 440. 1941; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 56. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 118. 1990; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 70. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 68. 1999; K. Ramam. & B.D. Naithani in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 141. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 67. 2002; K. Ramam. & P. Venu in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 708. 2005.
  Malayalam Name(s): Puramkodi
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Stragglers, branchlets grey. Leaves 3-6 x 2-4 cm, ovate-lanceolate or elliptic-oblong, apex obtuse or rounded, coarsely crenate, coriaceous. Panicles axillary or terminal, to 25 cm long; sepals 5, 1.5 mm, acuminate; petals 3.5 x 3 mm, greenish, spreading, coriaceous; stamens inserted on the disc, disc angular.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-September
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: Paleotropics
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -100
  Localities: Sivapura, Koruthode, Pandaravarai, Kottayali, Panthenthode border, Walayar
   
 
   
 
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