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  Reissantia indica
 
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  Family: HIPPOCRATEACEAE
  Citation:  Reissantia indica (Willd.) Halle, Mem. Inst. Franc. Afrique Noire 64: 85. 1962; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 66. 1982; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 97. 1988; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 123. 1990; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 146. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 70. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 68. 1999; K. Ramam. & B.D. Naithani in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 149. 2000; K. Ramam. & P. Venu in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 717. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 224. 2009. Hippocratea indica Willd., Sp. Pl. 1: 193. 1797; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 625. 1875; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 213(153). 1918.
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  Description: Woody climbers with looping branchlets. Leaves simple, opposite, 12 x 7 cm, obovate, obtusely acute, attenuate to the base; nerves 4 or 5 pairs, ascending; petiole 1 cm long. Flowers in axillary drooping panicles, pedicellate. Sepals 5, ovate, acute, glabrous. Petals 5, 3 x 1 mm, oblong, curved, glabrous. Stamens 3, filaments short curved out. Ovary 3-celled, sunken in the disk; ovules 2-10 in each cell. Fruit a winged samara.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-April
  District(s): Idukki, Malappuram, Kannur, Kozhikkode, Wayanad
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  Habitat: Semi-evergreen and moist deciduous 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
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  Localities: Chinnar, Chinnathoovam, Thekkady, Koruthode, Pamba, Arayad, Nedumpoyil, Ampumala
   
 
   
 
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