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  Memecylon sivadasanii
 
  Family: MELASTOMATACEAE
  Citation:  Memecylon sivadasanii N. Mohanan, Ravi, Kiran Raj & Shaju, Nordic J. Bot. 21: 493. 2001; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 274. 2002.
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  Description: Small trees. Branchlets slender. Leaves 3-10 x 0.5-1 cm, narrowly linear lanceolate, long acuminate at apex, attenuate at base, recurved on margins, brownish above greenish yellow below on drying; midrib chanelled above, projected below; petioles 0.4-0.5 cm long. Flowers densely fascicled on old stem. Peduncles 0.2-0.25 cm long. Pedicels 0.1 cm long. Bracts and bracteoles scaly. Calyx tube 0.1 cm long, broadly cup-shaped. Petals blue, 0.1 cm long, ovate. Stamens exerted. Ovules many; style subulate, 0.3-0.4 cm long. Fruits globose, 7-8 mm diam.; seed 1; cotyledon foliaceous.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-March
  District(s): Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats (Kerala)
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Blue
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Kerala
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -900
  Localities: Kurisumala
   
 
   
 
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