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  Memecylon talbotianum
 
  Family: MELASTOMATACEAE
  Citation:  Memecylon talbotianum Brandis in Talbot, Bombay List. (ed. 2) Append. 1902 & Indian Trees 336. 1906; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 503(355). 1919; Ramach. et al., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 5: 140. 1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 186. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 165. 1989; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 130. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 271. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 143. 1998; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 276. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 226. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 370. 2009.
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  Description: Trees or large shrubs; branchlets terete. Leaves to 15 x 5.5 cm, ovate-lanceolate, obtusely acuminate at apex, acute at base, drying dull yellow; nerves not visible; petiole 5-8 mm long. Peduncle 5 mm long, on old branches; pedicels 3 mm long. Berry 5 x 7 mm, yellow, glabrous, crowned by persistent sepals.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-May
  District(s): Kottayam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats
  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: Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -750
  Localities: Kattalappara, Anchurali, Gurunadhan mannu, Nedumpoyil, Vaniampuzha, Bonaccord
   
 
   
 
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