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  Piper mullesua
 
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  Family: PIPERACEAE
  Citation:  Piper mullesua Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 20. 1825; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 338. 1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 388. 1988; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 306. 1995; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 25. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 259. 1997; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 63. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 339. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 267. 1999; Ravikumar & Ved, Illustr. Field Guide 100 Red Listed Med. Pl. 290. 2000 Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 264. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 556. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 418. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 688. 2009. Piper brachystachyum Wall. ex Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 87. 1886; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1206(844). 1925; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 231. 1988.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kattukurumulagu, Kattuthippali
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Wild pepper
  Description: Slender climbers; branches often clustered. Leaves simple, alternate, to 9 x 4 cm, elliptic, acuminate at apex, acute at base, 3-5 ribbed from base, secondary nerves prominent, glabrous. Female spike to 7 x 4 mm, erect, oblong; peduncle 3 mm long; male spike to 4 cm long, erect, slender; bracts peltate, orbicular; stamens 3; stigmas 3, spreading. Berry 1.5 mm across, red.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-April
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Wayanad, Kozhikkode
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Evergreen and shola forests
  Distribution: Peninsular and north east India
  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:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 700-2400
  Localities: Kallar, Pandimotta, Olikkudy, Puthussery, Moozhiar, Pooppara, Kadalar, Damsite, Chembotti, Maniyaar, Kakki hills, Chandanathode, Kanthaloor forests, Portland, Athirumala, Attayar
   
 
   
 
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