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  Miquelia dentata
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  Citation:  Miquelia dentata Bedd., Madras J. Lit. Sci. ser. 3, 1: 38. 1864; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 593. 1875; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 197(141). 1915; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 113. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 98. 1985; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 53. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 93. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 114. 1990; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 23. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 102. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 140. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 64. 1998; R. Mathur in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 29. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 61. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 123. 2005; N.P. Balakr. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 686. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 216. 2009.
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  Description: Glabrous climbers. Leaves simple, alternate, 16 x 7 cm, ovate, apex acute, base rounded or truncate, dentate, more sharply near the base; petiole 3-4 cm long. Flowers unisexual, in peduncled globose spike; peduncle to 6 cm long. Calyx cupular, 4-toothed. Petals 4, 3 mm long, oblong. Stamens 4 or 5, in male flowers. Ovary 1-celled, 4-angled, style absent, stigma 4-angled, ovules 2, pendulous. Drupe to 2 x 1 cm, 3-8 together, ovoid, sessile, yellow; seeds 1.5 x 1 cm, stalked, pitted.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: April-September
  District(s): Wayanad, Palakkad, Kasaragode, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kannur, Thrissur
  Habitat: Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
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  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude: -900
  Localities: Sholayar, Vellanimala, Chimmini, Vazhani, Sabarimala, Mavadi, Pooppara, Aruvanpara, Valiyaparathode, Pampa thriveny, Chandanathode, Konnakadu, Karuvarakundu
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