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  Mitrasacme indica
 
  Family: LOGANIACEAE
  Citation:  Mitrasacme indica Wight, Ic. t. 1601. 1850; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 442. 1990; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 295. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 430. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 198. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 323. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 446. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 541. 2009. Mitrasacme alsinoides auct. non R. Br. 1810; Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 80. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 864(607). 1923; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 173. 1982.
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  Description: Glabrous herbs to 7 cm tall. Leaves 5-10 x 1-2 mm, linear-lanceolate, base and apex acute, subsessile; petiole faintly sheathing at base. Flowers white, solitary or 2-3 clustered in the axils; pedicels filiform to 1 cm long. Calyx tube 1 mm long; lobes 4, as long as the tube. Corolla to 2 mm long, campanulate, villous within the throat. Stamens 4, included; anthers oblong. Ovary subglobose; style 2, connate above. Capsule c. 2 mm across, subglobose. Seeds reticulate.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-October
  District(s): Palakkad, Alappuzha, Kozhikkode, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Thrissur, Wayanad, Ernakulam
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  Habitat: Degraded moist deciduous forests, also in the plains
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia to Australia and East Asia
  Aquatic: Yes
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Peechi, Thunakkadavu, Chittar, Thottappally
   
 
   
 
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