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  Suregada multiflora
 
  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Suregada multiflora (A. Juss.) Baill., Etud. Gen. Euphorb. 396. 1858; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 341. 1995; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 220. 2007. Gelonium multiflorum A.Juss., Tent. Euph. 111, t. 10,f. 31A.1812; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 459. 1887; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1343(940). 1925. Gelonium fasciculatum Roxb., Fl. Ind. 3: 832. 1832. Suregada angustifolia sensu Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 271. 1982, non (Muell.-Arg.) Airy Shaw, 1969.
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  Description: Small trees; bark grey, wood yellowish-white, close-grained. Leaves alternate, 8-17 x 3-6 cm, elliptic or elliptic-oblong, acute, with few serrations towards the apex, coriaceous. Flowers rather large, many, in cymes or clusters. Calyx in male of 5, concave orbicular imbricate lobes, in female of 5-6 narrower lobes. Petals 0. Disk in male 0, in female copular, the glands large, peripheric. Stamens 10-60, free, central on a convex receptacle, often mixed with rugose glands; filaments filiform; anthers oblong, dorsifixed, the cells parallel. Ovary 2-4 celled; ovule 1 in each cell; style minute, reniform semilunate or bifid, depressed. Capsule rough, obscurely lobed, 1.2-1.8 cm in diameter; seeds subglobose, arillate; testa crustaceous; albumen fleshy; cotyledons flat.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-May
  District(s): Kollam, Malappuram, Kozhikkode
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Green
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Thenmalai
   
 
   
 
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