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  Nothopegia aureo-fulva
 
  Family: ANACARDIACEAE
  Citation:  Nothopegia aureo-fulva Bedd. ex Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 40. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 266(189). 1918; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 83. 1995; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 81. 1997; Mohanan et al., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 24: 78. 2000; D. Chandra & S.K. Mukh. in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 472. 2000; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 182. 2002; V. Chandra. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 810. 2005.
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  Description: Small trees, 3-5 m high. Leaves opposite to subopposite, 12-20 x 2-4.5 cm, linear oblong to lanceolate, acuminate at apex, around at base, glossy above; nerves 20-30 pairs, close and parallel, vein reticulations raised below, midrib hairy at base. Flowers in short axillary 1-3 cm long, racemes, polygamous. Calyx 4-lobed, 0.05-0.1 cm, hairy outside. Petals 4, oblong, 0.15-0.2 cm, brownish. Disc 4-lobed. Stamens 4, attached between lobes of the disc; filaments hairy at base. pitillode present in male flowers. Ovary 0.2-0.3 cm across, ovoid, 1-celled; ovules 1 in each cell; stigma capitate. Drupe globose, 0.3-0.5 cm diam.; stylar apex persistent in fruits.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: May-September
  District(s): Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Creamy
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Critically Endangered (CR)
  Altitude: 500-800
  Localities: Rosemala, Attayar, Ariankavu, Attayar
   
 
   
 
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