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  Litsea wightiana var. wightiana
 
  Family: LAURACEAE
  Citation:  Litsea wightiana (Nees) Hook. f. in Benth. & Hook. f., Gen. Pl. 3: 162. 1880,p.p, var. wightiana; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1238(866). 1925; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 347. 1989; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 37. 1996; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 56. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 270. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 271. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 572. 2002. Cylicodaphne wightiana Nees in Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 2: 68. 1831.
  Malayalam Name(s): Pattuthali, Manjakudala
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Large trees. Leaves simple, alternate, to 11 x 4 cm, elliptic-lanceolate, acute, cuneate at base, coriaceous, reddish brown beneath, tomentose, later becomes glabrous; nerves ca. 8 pairs, transverse nervules faint, margins thick; petiole to 2 cm. Racemes axillary, to 7 cm; umbellules 8 mm across, globose, ferrugineus, tomentose.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-July
  District(s): Palakkad, Kottayam, Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Shola forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s):
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 1000-1300
  Localities: Pothumala, Karimalagopuram, Karimala, Nemakad, Athirumala
   
 
   
 
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