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  Piper hymenophyllum
 
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  Family: PIPERACEAE
  Citation:  Piper hymenophyllum Miq. in Hook.'s London J. Bot. 5: 554. 1846; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 93. 1886; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1207(845). 1925; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 338. 1984; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 231. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 387. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 398. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 384. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 307. 1995; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 25,31. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 577. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 338. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 267. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 263. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 555. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 418. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 687. 2009.
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  Description: Slender climbers. Leaves simple, alternate, to 13 x 6 cm, ovate, acuminate at apex, rounded to subcordate at base, often unequal sided, 7-ribbed, membranous; petiole 1 cm long. Spike to 20 cm long, slender, drooping; male spike shorter; bracts oblong, adnate to the rachis with free margins, hairy; stamens 2 or 3; stigma 3-lobed. Berry 5 mm long, ovoid, beaked.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-April
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen and evergreen forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
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  Localities: Iruttalakkudy, Churullipetty, Swamikkayam, Kalvarimala, Pooppara, Damsite, Valiyaparathode, Moozhiar, on way to Brahmagiri, Kannoth, Neriamangalam to Velvara, Orange Fam area-Kaikatty, Ponmudi, Thalichola, Machiri, Ottakkal, Mammode, Teppakulam, Chemungi
   
 
   
 
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