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  Pittosporum wightii
 
  Family: PITTOSPORACEAE
  Citation:  Pittosporum wightii A.K. Mukherjee, Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 5: 50. 1984; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 63, Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 19. 1998. Pittosporum napaulensis sensu M.P. Nayar & Giri, Fl. Ind. Fasc. 6: 8. 1980, non (DC.) Redher & Wilson 1916.
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  Description: Trees, to 6 m high. Leaves crowed towards the branch-tips, to 14 x 4 cm, acute, obscurely 6-7-nerved; petiole 2 cm long. Panicle to 5 x 5 cm, branches puberulus. Flowers in clusters of 5-12; pedicels 3 mm long; sepals 2 x 1 mm, oblong, obtuse, ciliate; petals creamy white, 5 x 1.5 mm long, oblong, obtuse, glabrous; filaments erect, glabrous; ovary sparsely hairy. Capsule globose, glabrous; seeds 6.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Shola forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Creamy, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: On the banks of Kunthipuzha
   
 
   
 
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