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  Mallotus repandus
 
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  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Mallotus repandus (Willd.) Muell.-Arg., Linnaea 34:197.1805; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5:442.1887; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1321(924). 1925; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 343. 1985; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 420. 1994; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 629. 1997; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 150. 2007; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 640. 2009. Croton repandus Willd. in Neue Schriff. Freunde Berlin 4: 206. 1803.
  Malayalam Name(s): Thavatti
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Large scandent or subscandent shrubs with thorns on the trunk; branchlets stellate-pubescent. Leaves 4.5-10 x 4-8.7 cm, ovate or ovate-deltoid, base subcordate or truncate, margins entire or somewhat sinuate-toothed, apex obtuse, acute or acuminate, glabrescent above, densely stellate-pubescent and closely covered with small glands beneath, basally 3-ribbed; petiole 2.5-6 cm long. Male flowers in terminal panicled racemes; tepals 3-5, c. 3 mm long, suborbicular or lanceolate, concave, tomentose, glandular within; stamens many. Female flowers green, in simple racemes; tepals linear, caducous; ovary 2-lobed, tomentose, 2-celled; stigma plumose. Capsule 1-1.2 cm across, 2-valved, densely fulvous-tomentose and glandular without. Seeds subglobose, black.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-January
  District(s): Alappuzha, Kasaragode, Malappuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Scrub forests near the sea coast
  Distribution: India, China and Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Sreekantapuram, Nellikuth, Nulayakadkavu
   
 
   
 
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