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  Paramignya monophylla
  Family: RUTACEAE
  Citation:  Paramignya monophylla Wight, Illustr. 1:109, t.42. 1840; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1:510.1875; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 158(113). 1915; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 92. 1985; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 46. 1988; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 33. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 84. 1996; K.N. Nair & M.P. Nayar in Hajra et al., Fl. India 4:312.1997; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 38. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 51. 2002; R.K. Premanath in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 608. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 198. 2009.
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  Description: Climbing shrubs, branches with recurved axillary thorns. Leaves simple, alternate, 5-10 x 3-5 cm, ovate-oblong or elliptic, apex obtuse or acute, mucronate, base rounded, coriaceous, glabrous, lateral nerves and reticulation not prominent. Flowers 1-3, axillary. Calyx cupular, 5-lobed, pubescent. Petals white, narrowly oblong, imbricate. Stamens 10. Ovary densely pubescent, style puberulent. Berry subglobose or obovoid, 2- 2.5 cm across, 3-5 grooved, yellow when ripe, downy- pubescent; seeds 3-5, flat.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-March
  District(s): Palakkad, Kozhikkode, Kasaragode, Thrissur, Wayanad, Kannur
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: South Asia
  Aquatic: No
  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
  Endemic to:
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  Altitude: -1550
  Localities: Poringal, Orukomban, South Walakkad, Bandukha, Olichuchattam
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