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  Piper argyrophyllum
 
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  Family: PIPERACEAE
  Citation:  Piper argyrophyllum Miq., Syst. Piperac. 330.1844; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5:93.1886; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1207(845). 1925; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 337. 1984; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 343. 1989; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 375. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 258. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 338. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 263. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 418. 2005.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kattukurumulaku
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Climbing shrubs. Leaves simple, alternate, 8-13 x 5-6 cm, ovate or elliptic, acuminate at apex, acute or rounded at base, oblique, lower side usually covered with white scales, glabrous, basely 7 nerved; petiole 1 cm long; stipule to 1.5 cm long, lanceolate. Spikes slender, leaf-opposed, drooping; peduncle 2-3 cm long; bracts oblong, adnate to the rachis with free margins, ciliate; stamens 2. Berry 3 x 3 mm, globose, stigma 4, curved.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-February
  District(s): Palakkad, Kottayam, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Thrissur, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen and evergreen forests
  Distribution: Sri Lanka and Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s):
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Peechi, Poringal, Choodal, Karadikkavala, Orukomban, Arampa, Thekkuthode
   
 
   
 
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