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  Lepisanthes senegalensis
 
  Family: SAPINDACEAE
  Citation:  Lepisanthes senegalensis (A.Juss. ex Poir.) Leenh., Blumea 17: 85. 1969; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 76. 1999; P.C. Pant in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 371. 2000. Sapindus senegalensis A.Juss. ex Poir. in Lam., Encycl. 6: 666. 1805. Aphania bifoliolata (Thw.) Radlk., Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. Cl. Koenigl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. Muenchen 8: 238. 1878; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 251(179). 1918. Sapindus bifoliolatus (Thw.) Hiern in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 684. 1875. Nephelium bifoliolatum Thw., Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 57. 1858.
  Malayalam Name(s): Eekkoli
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Small trees. Leaflets to 11 x 2 cm, elliptic-oblong, apex obtuse or emarginate, coriaceous, nerves faint. Panicles terminal, rarely axillary; flowers polygamo-dioecious, irregular, male flowers -sepals 5, 2 + 3, 2 mm, ovate, dissimilar; petals 5, 3 mm, obovate, ciliate, with a rim of hairs at base; stamens 7-8, 2 mm, disc unilateral, female flowers-ovary 3-celled, style 2 mm.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-June
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia and Africa
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Creamy, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Palapetty, Chinnar
   
 
   
 
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