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  Tournefortia heyneana
 
  Family: BORAGINACEAE
  Citation:  Tournefortia heyneana Wall. ex G. Don, Gen. Hist. 4: 369. 1837-1838; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 145. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 893(628). 1923; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 267. 1984; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 186. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 296. 1988; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 30. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 304. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 441. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 262. 1998; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 104. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 204. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 331. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 552. 2009. Tournefortia reticosa Wight, Ic. t. 1386.1848; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4:146.1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 893(628). 1923.
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  Description: Scandent shrubs, branches glabrous. Leaves alternate, to 15 x 4 cm elliptic, oblong, acuminate at apex, acute to rounded at base, entire; petiole 1.5 cm long. Flowers in dichotomous scorpioid cymes, terminal, pedicelled; calyx 5-lobed, 2 mm long, ovate, acute; corolla 7 mm long, bottle-shaped, tubular, lobes 5, very short; stamens 5, included; anthers sessile, oblong; ovary 4-celled;. style terminal, bifid at apex. Drupe 4 x 3 mm, dehiscent into 2 pyrenes.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-February
  District(s): Palakkad, Kozhikkode, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kannur, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen and semi-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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  Localities: Sholayar, Arjunankotta, Uppermanalar, Pooppara, Poochapara, Kakki hills, Teerthundamala, Thalichola, Muthappanpuzha
   
 
   
 
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