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  Wendlandia bicuspidata
 
  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Wendlandia bicuspidata Wight & Arn., Prodr. 1: 403. 1834; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 588(415). 1921; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 247. 1994; Gopalan & Henry, Endemic Pl. Agasthiyamala 443. 2000. Wendlandia notoniana Wall. ex Wight & Arn. var. bicuspidata (Wight & Arn.) Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3:40. 1882.
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  Description: Tree, 4-5 m tall; branchlets ferruginous-pubescent. Leaves usually opposite, elliptic or obovate, 8-16 x 2-5 cm, glabrous above, sparsely pubescent beneath, acuminate at apex, cuneate at base; stipules ovate-oblong, bifid at apex. Flowers white in axillary and terminal panicles; bracteoles subulate, short. Calyx tube glabrous, small, persistent; corolla-tube .3 cm long, villous within. Stamens 4-5; anthers versatile, exserted. Capsules globose, 2-valved.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-May
  District(s): Thiruvananthapuram
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  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
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  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Endangered (EN)
  Altitude: 600-1300
  Localities: Ponmudi
   
 
   
 
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