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  Piper trioicum
 
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  Family: PIPERACEAE
  Citation:  Piper trioicum Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 151. 1820; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 339. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 321. 1985; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 389. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 344. 1989; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 399. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 385. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 307. 1995; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 25.1996; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 419. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 689. 2009. Piper attenuatum Ham. ex Miq., Syst. Piperac. 306. 1843; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 92. 1886; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1207(845). 1925. Piper sylvestre sensu Wight, Ic. t. 1937. 1853, non Lam. 1791.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kattumulaku
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Slender climbers. Leaves broadly ovate to elliptic-ovate, 9-13 by 5-9 cm, base rounded or oblique, apex acuminate, clearly 7-nerved from base, thick-chartaceous. Male spikes slender, to 18 cm long; female spikes to 20 cm long. Berries ellipsoid, ripening yellow.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-May
  District(s): Kottayam, Thrissur, Idukki, Kasaragode, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Palakkad, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  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:
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  Localities: Almost all forests, Brahmagiri, Kannoth, Taliparamba, Parappa, Devicolam, Dhoni R. F., Sappal hill-Dhoni R. F., Silent Valley R. F., Ponmudi, Parappar
   
 
   
 
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