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  Isonandra stocksii
 
  Family: SAPOTACEAE
  Citation:  Isonandra stocksii Clarke in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 539. 1882; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 761(535). 1921; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 264. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 187. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 227. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 179. 2002.
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  Description: Trees, to 8 m high, bark brown; branchlets stout; sympodial. Leaves simple, alternate-spiral, estipulate; petiole 5-8 mm long, stout, glabrous, grooved above; lamina 4-9 x 2-5 cm, obovate, base cuneate, apex obtuse or obtusely acute or slightly emarginate, margin entire, revolute, glabrous, coriaceous; lateral nerves 6-8 pairs, pinnate, regular, raised beneath; intercostae obscure. Flowers bisexual, yellow, from the leafless nodes, fascicled, sessile; bracts and bracteoles minute, obtuse; calyx lobes 4, 2 x 2 mm, ovate, obtuse, hairy outside; corolla 5 mm long, lobes 4, oblong, emarginate, curved in; stamens 8, subequal, attached near the base of corolla; anthers oblong, acute; ovary 4-celled, superior, tomentose; style linear.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-April
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Kollam, Thrissur
  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: Endangered (EN)
  Altitude:
  Localities: Sholayar, Pandimotta, Arjunankotta, Karimala
   
 
   
 
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