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  Homonoia retusa
 
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  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Homonoia retusa (Graham ex Wight) Muell.-Arg., Linnaea 34: 200. 1865; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 456. 1887; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1333(933). 1925; Ramach., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 3: 660. 1982; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 361. 1989; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 367. 1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 419. 1988; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 137. 2007. Adelia retusa Graham ex Wight, Ic. t.1869. 1852.
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  Description: Shrubs. Leaves simple, alternate, 2-4 x 1-2 cm, oblong to spathulate, apex obtuse to retuse, margin serrate to dentate; lateral nerves ca. 4 pairs; petiole to 3 mm. Spikes to 1 cm long. Male 4 mm across: tepals 3, glabrescent, 2.5 mm; anthers 0.2 mm. Female flowers 3 mm aross: tepals 6-8, linear, 2 mm, acute; ovary 3-lobed; styles 3 mm, recurved, Capsule ca. 3.5 mm across.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-August
  District(s): Kottayam, Kollam, Kannur, Kozhikkode
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Riverbanks
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  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: Peninsular India
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Vadesserikkana, on way to Mattanur, Kannoth
   
 
   
 
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