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  Ilex walkeri
 
  Family: AQUIFOLIACEAE
  Citation:  Ilex walkeri Wight & Gard. ex Thw., Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 184. 1860; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 600. 1875, p.p.; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 54. 1988; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 36. 1998; D. Basu in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 72. 2000; M. Reema et al. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 694. 2005. Ilex thwaitesii Loes. ex Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 200(143). 1915.
  Malayalam Name(s): Noola
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Shrub or small trees; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, elliptic-obovate, cuneate to obtuse at base, subentire and recurved at margin, mucronate or retuse at apex, coriaceous or membranous and glabrous; lateral nerves 2 or 3 pairs; petioles ca 2.5 mm long; stipules subulate-deltoid, to 7.5 mm long, subpersistent. Inflorescences umbels; peduncles and pedicels short in both sexes. Flowers 4 or 5-merous. Calyx 4-lobed; lobes subulate, deltoid and glabrous. Petals 4 or 5, connate at base, orbicular or ovate, ca 2.5 x 1.25-4.7 mm. Stamens 4 or 5, included. Ovary 5-celled; stigma 5-lobed. Drupes globose, ca 4 mm, red; pyrenes 4 or 5, 3-gonous, hard.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-May
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Shola forests
  Distribution: India and Sri Lanka
  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: -2000
  Localities: Kanthaloor forests, Vattavada, Sispara
   
 
   
 
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