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  Jasminum ritchiei
 
  Family: OLEACEAE
  Citation:  Jasminum ritchiei Clarke in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 598. 1882; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 790(555). 1923; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 271. 1988; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 171. 1988; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 24. 1996; P. S. Green, Kew Bull. 58: 286. 2003; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 511. 2009.
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  Description: Climbing branched, nearly glabrous shrubs. Leaves opposite, 3-8 x 2-3.5 cm, elliptic acuminate, cuneate at base; lateral nerves 4 or 5 pairs, often with domatia in the nerve axils; petioles 3-6 mm long. Flowers in 3- 9 flowered, sub paniculate cymes; bracts linear-subulate, 6 mm long; pedicels 1-2 cm long. Calyx 5 mm long, tube campanulate, more or less ribbed, glabrous; teethfew flowere 2-3 mm long, linear. Corolla white, tube 1.5-2 cm long; lobes 9, acute, 8-12 mm long. Berry solitary, globose, 8 mm across.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-August
  District(s): Kannur, Palakkad, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Peninsular 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:
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  Localities: Poochapara, Tolpetty
   
 
   
 
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