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  Photinia serratifolia var. tomentosa
 
  Family: ROSACEAE
  Citation:  Photinia serratifolia (Desf.) Kalkman var. tomentosa (Gamble) Vivek. & Shetty in Henry et al., Fl. Tamilnadu 1:141.1983; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 96. 1988; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 129. 1998. Photinia lindleyana Wight & Arn. var. tomentosa Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 445(315). 1919.
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  Description: Medium sized trees. Leaves to 15 x 7 cm, obovate, abruptly acuminate at apex, acumen twisted; petiole to 3 cm long. Panicle terminal, 10 cm across. Flowers 4 mm broad, white; calyx lobes ovate, acute; petals obovate, 1.5 x 1 cm; stamens inserted at the rim of the calyx cup; ovary 3-celled, glabrous, sessile. Fruit globose, covered by thick calyx tube.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-December
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  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: Southern Western Ghats
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  Localities: Vellimala, Sispara
   
 
   
 
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