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  Argostemma anupama
 
  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Argostemma anupama Sivar., J. Indian Bot. Soc. 63: 462. 1984; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 317. 1990; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 216. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 146. 2002. Argostemma courtallense sensu Deb & Basu, Journ. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 87: 332. 1990, in part, non Arn., 1839.
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  Description: Erect delicate annual herbs, puberulus on the young parts, base tuberous. Leaves usually 6, pairs unequal, 5-7 x 1.8 cm, ovate or ovate-lanceolate, apex acute, base cuneate, sparsely scabrous on both sides, lateral nerves 4 or 5 pairs; peduncle usually solitary; pedicels ca. 1 cm long; calyx campanulate, sparsely hairy outside; corolla white, 0.5 cm across.
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-September
  District(s): Palakkad, Malappuram, Thrissur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: On wet rocks in moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats (Kerala)
  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: Kerala
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  Localities: Peechi, Orukomban
   
 
   
 
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