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  Xylosma longifolia
 
  Family: FLACOURTIACEAE
  Citation:  Xylosma longifolia Clos in Ann. Sci. Nat. 4, 8: 231. 1857; R.L. Mitra in B.D. Sharma & N.P. Balakr., Fl. India 2: 436. 1993; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 125. 2009. Xylosma latifolium Hook.f. & Thoms. in Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 194. 1872; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 53(38). 1915; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 50. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 62. 1990; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 61. 1997; N.P. Balakr. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 282. 2005.
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  Description: Medium sized trees. Wood scented. Leaves 5-12 cm long, glabrous, elliptic, oblong to lanceolate; margin serrate; apex acute to shortly acuminate; short petioled. Flowers in short branched clustered racemes. In male flowers sepals 4-6, 1-2 mm long, ovate. Anthers dorsifixed. In female flowers sepals 4-6, imbricate; pedicels pubescent. Style short; stigma lobed. Fruit globose, 3-4 mm in diameter, black. Seeds 2 mm long, oblong to obovoid.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: June-July
  District(s): Malappuram, Palakkad, Kannur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen 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:
  Localities: Chandanathode, Mukkali forests, Ampumala
   
 
   
 
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