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  Premna coriacea var. villosa
 
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  Family: VERBENACEAE
  Citation:  Premna coriacea var. villosa (Clarke) A.Rajendran & P.Daniel, Bull. Bot. Surv. India 38: 43. 1996 (2001); Rajendran & Daniel, Indian Verbenaceae 228. 2002. Premna villosa Clarke in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 573. 1885; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 643. 2009.
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  Description: Large climbers; bark pale brown, smooth. Leaves opposite, up to 17 x 12 cm, ovate, acute or shortly acuminate at apex, truncate or cordate at base, entire, membranous, hairy, villous beneath, puberulous above; petioles to 5 cm long; lateral nerves 6-8, the slightly raised beneath. Corymbs large, compound, closely pubescent, up to 10 cm in diameter. Flowers white; bracts small, narrow, bracteoles 0. Calyx small, campanulate, truncate or very slightly waved. Corolla small; tube short, often villous within. Stamens 4, didynamous, inserted below the throat of the corolla-tube, rarely exserted; anthers ovate or rounded, the cells parallel or divergent. Ovary 2 or 4-celled, 4-ovuled; style linear; stigma shortly bifid. Fruit a small drupe.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-October
  District(s): Wayanad, Kottayam
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist deciduous and semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Creamy
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
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  Localities: Kuruva Island, Chandanathode
   
 
   
 
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