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  Piper galeatum
 
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  Family: PIPERACEAE
  Citation:  Piper galeatum Cas. in DC., Prodr. 16: 242. 1869; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 80. 1886; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1205(843). 1925; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 397. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 384. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 306. 1995; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 338. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 263. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 555. 2002.
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  Description: Stout climbing shrubs, glabrous. Leaves 10-16 x 3-6 cm, elliptic, acuminate, acute at base, 5-ribbed; petiole 1-1.5 cm long. Spike to 9 cm long, leaf-opposed, drooping, slender, male spike longer and slender; peduncle 1 cm long, reddish, glabrous; bracts formed into a fleshy globose cup. Flowers distant; stamens 2. Berry 8 x 8 mm, globose, smooth, yellow.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-March
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Thrissur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen and evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -1100
  Localities: Sivaloda, Uppupara, Kanthalppara, Kariamchola, Karimala, Valiyaparathode, Ponmudi, Portland, Athirumala
   
 
   
 
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