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  Rourea prainiana
 
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  Family: CONNARACEAE
  Citation:  Rourea prainiana Talbot, For. Fl. Bombay Pres. Sind. 1: 368. 1909; M.S. Mondal in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 540. 2000.
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  Description: Stout, evergreen, climbing shrubs; branches circinately coiled, glabrous. Leaves 3-6-jugate, glabrous; leaflets opposite or alternate, oblong-ovate, 5-8 x 1.5-3 cm; obtusely acuminate, usually obtuse at the base, coriaceous, surface glabrous, dull; nerves 4-6 pairs, reticulations obscure; petiolules 2-3 mm long. Inflorescence in fascicles of 4-5 panicles of equal length. Flowers small, long stalked. Sepals orbicular-ovate; outer surface thinly pubescent, inner surface glabrous, 1.7-2.5 cm. Petals obovate, ca 8 mm long. Stamens glabrous. Pistils glabrous; ovary ovoid-conical; stigma shortly lobed. Fruits elliptic-ovoid, 2.5-3 x 1 cm, acute, straight, dehiscing irregularly around the base. Seed 1, with aril.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-August
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
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  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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