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  Pseudaidia speciosa
 
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  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Pseudaidia speciosa (Bedd.) Tirveng., Adansonia 3: 287. 1986; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 235. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 165. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 346. 1997; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 442. 2009. Griffithia speciosa Bedd., Ic. t. 37. 1868-1874. Randia speciosa Bedd., For. Man. Bot. 133. 1872, non DC. 1830. Randia rugulosa sensu Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 113. 1880,p.p., non Thw. 1859; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 617(435). 1921.
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  Description: Woody climbers. Leaves ovate or elliptic, obtusely acuminate, base acute, or attenuate, glabrous, chartaceous, to 18 x 10 cm; stipules ovate-cuspidate, glabrous, 0.5 cm long. Bracts persistent. Pedicels to 1.5 cm long. Calyx puberulous, limb 5-toothed. Corolla white with pink shades, tube to 1 cm long, lobes as long as the tube, reflexed. Stamens exserted. Berry globose, to 1 cm across.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-June
  District(s): Malappuram, Kollam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Idukki, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: South West India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Sholayar, Ponmudi, Rosemala, Kallar, Thenmala, Silent Valley R. F., Nelluyampathy forests, Ponmudi, Thalichola
   
 
   
 
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