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  Symplocos pulchra ssp. villosa
 
  Family: SYMPLOCACEAE
  Citation:  Symplocos pulchra Wight ssp. villosa (Brand.) Nooteb., Rev. Symploca. 266. 1975; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 235. 1998. Symplocos villosa Brand. in Engl., Pflanzenreich Symploc. 63. 1901; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 784(551). 1921.
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  Description: Trees, to 6 m high; branchlets villous. Leaves simple, alternate, estipulate; petiole 5-20 mm long, slender, hirsute; lamina 9-19 x 3-5 cm, lanceolate, elliptic-lanceolate or elliptic-oblanceolate, base cuneate, apex acuminate, margin serrate, adpressed hairy below, green when dry, membranous; lateral nerves 6-13 pairs, pinnate, prominent, pale brown, hirsute; intercostae reticulate, faint. Flowers bisexual, white, shortly peduncled; bracts many; calyx tube adnate to the ovary, lobes 5, sepals acute, hairy; corolla 7 mm across; corolla 5 lobed; stamens many seriate, adnate to the corolla tube; anthers short, ovary inferior, ovary inferior, ovules 2-3 in each cell, pendulous from the inner angle, seeds 1-3, oblong. Fruit a drupe, 12 mm long, white-villous.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-April
  District(s): Idukki
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  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
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