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  Salacia beddomei
 
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  Family: HIPPOCRATEACEAE
  Citation:  Salacia beddomei Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1916: 133. 1916 & Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 215(155). 1918; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 98. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 120. 1990; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 68. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 69. 1998; K. Ramam. & B.D. Naithani in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 151. 2000; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 163. 2002.
  Malayalam Name(s): Korantivalli
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Scandent shrubs, branchlets lenticellate. Leaves simple, opposite, 10-20 x 7-9 cm, oblong, obtuse at base and apex, faintly crenate; nerves 11-13 pairs, distinct below. Flowers pinkish yellow, 3-9 together; pedicels 1 cm long, slender; sepals 1.5 mm long, triangular; petals 2.5 x 1.5 mm, ovate, acute, glabrous, yellow with white margins; filaments 0.5 mm long, curved. Fruit berry, red to orange in colour, pericarp wrinkled, seeds 5-6, brown.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-March
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Wayanad
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen and evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude: 300-600
  Localities: Choodal, Koruthode, Varadimalai area, Kuruva Island, Ontangadi, Mukkali dam site, Chandanathode, Mukkali forests, Kappukadu
   
 
   
 
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