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  Opilia amentacea
 
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  Family: OPILIACEAE
  Citation:  Opilia amentacea Roxb., Corom. Pl. 3: t.158. 1802; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 583. 1875; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 192(138). 1915; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 64. 1995; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 64. 1999; R. Mathur in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 44. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 60. 2002; N.P. Balakr. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 681. 2005. Ximenia olacioides Wight & Arn., Prodr. 89. 1834.
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  Description: Climbing shrubs, branchlets lenticellate, brown tomentose. Leaves 6-9 x 3 cm, ovate, apex acute, base obtuse or acute, coriaceous; petiole to 8 mm. Racemes axillary, 1-5 together, to 3 cm; flowers in groups of 2 or 3, pedicels 2 mm; sepals 5, minute; petals 2 mm, oblong, recurved; stamens opposite to petals, filaments 2 mm; glands 5, fleshy, club shaped, alternating with the stamens; ovary 1-celled, 1.5 mm, oblong, style minute, ovule pendulous. Fruits about 15-20 x 12-18 mm, pedicels thickened towards the base. Perianth remnants persistent at the base of the fruit; seeds about 18 x 12 mm.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-April
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Kollam
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  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India through Sri Lanka to Tropical Australia and Africa
  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
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  Localities: Churullipetty, Thellikkal, Keerapady, Rockwood
   
 
   
 
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