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  Piper barberi
 
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  Family: PIPERACEAE
  Citation:  Piper barberi Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1924: 387. 1924 & Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1206(844). 1925; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 375. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 258. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 338. 1998; Gopalan & Henry, Endemic Pl. Agasthiyamala 334. 2000; Ravikumar & Ved, Illustr. Field Guide 100 Red Listed Med. Pl. 283. 2000 Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 263. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 553. 2002; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 687. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kattukurumulagu
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Slender climbing shrubs. Leaves 10-15 x 2-6 cm, oblong-lanceolate, abruptly acuminate at apex, acute or obtuse at base; lateral nerves 6-pairs, looped below the margins, glabrous and glossy above; petiole 1 cm long; stipule 1.5 cm long, lanceolate. Spike to 15 cm long, glabrous, slender, pendulous; peduncles puberulus; bracts peltate, orbicular, entire. Flowers densely arranged; stamen 1. Berry 3.5 x 3.5 mm, globose; stigma 3-lobed.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-September
  District(s): Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Idukki, Kollam, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern 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: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Critically Endangered (CR)
  Altitude: 500-1200
  Localities: Sholayar, Choodal, Koruthode, Arjunankotta, Moozhiar, Pezha, on way to Nilamel, Karamanayar region, Attayar
   
 
   
 
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