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  Solenocarpus indicus
 
  Family: ANACARDIACEAE
  Citation:  Solenocarpus indicus Wight & Arn., Prodr. 172. 1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 27. 1876; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 262(187). 1918; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 120. 1988; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 125. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 82. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 84. 1998; D. Chandra & S.K. Mukh. in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 505. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 81. 2002; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 257. 2009. Spondias indica (Wight & Arn.) Airy Shaw & Forman, Kew Bull. 21: 16. 1967-1968; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 130. 1984; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 68. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 139. 1990; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 9. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 171. 1997; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 186. 2002; V. Chandra. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 818. 2005.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kattambazham, Molagarisi
  Tamil name(s):
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  Description: Small trees, sometimes epiphytic, bark brown, rough, branchlets slender. Leaves pinnately compound; leaflets to 6 pairs, opposite or subopposite, 6-7 x 2-3 cm, ovate-lanceolate, apex acuminate, sessile, many-nerved, base oblique. Panicle to 20 cm long, axillary or terminal, spreading. Flowers 3 mm across, many, bisexual; calyx 5-lobed, lobes small, imbricate; petals 5, ovate, white; stamens 10, inserted outside the disk; ovary sessile, uni-locular; ovule solitary, pendulous. Drupe to 8 x 5 mm, obovoid, smooth.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-May
  District(s): Palakkad, Kollam, Idukki, Kannur, Thrissur, Malappuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests, sometimes among rock formations
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): Yes
  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
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude: 700-1000
  Localities: Vazhachal, Rosemala, Umiyar, Arjunankotta, Vengoli, Kuchimudi, Muthuvarachal, Parur, Punnamala, on way to Periya, Kaikatty forests-Pothundy, Karappa, Boneccord, Ampumala, Karuvarakundu, Karamanayar region, Kurisumala, Athirumala
   
 
   
 
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