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  Hedyotis albonervia
 
  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Hedyotis albonervia Bedd., Ic. t. 3. 1868-1874; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 55. 1880; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 228. 1994; Gopalan & Henry, Endemic Pl. Agasthiyamala 220. 2000; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 314. 2002; Dutta & Deb, Taxonomic Revision Hedyotis 62. 2004. Oldenlandia albo-nervia (Bedd.) Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 599(422). 1921.
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  Description: Shrubs. Leaves opposite, 4-12 x 1.5-3.5 cm, acuminate at apex, attenuate at base; nerves 4-5 pairs, prominent below. Stipules broad, ovate 0.3-0.5 cm, pectinate on margins, teeth tipped with black glands. Peduncles 0.1-0.2 cm long or 0. Pedicels slender, 0.3-0.4 cm long. Calyx tube 0.1-0.15 cm, widened at top; lobes 0.2-0.25 cm long, linear lanceolate. Corolla white; tube 0.25-0.3 cm long; lobes 0.15-0.2 cm long, densely hairy at throat. Style exserted, stigma papillate. Capsules ovoid, 0.25-0.3 x 0.15- 0.2 cm, dehiscing septicidally; seeds minute.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-November
  District(s): Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram
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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
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude: 1000-1900
  Localities: Old Devicolam, Pandimottai, on way to Chemungi, Athirumala, Pongalapara, Agasthymala peak, Chemungi
   
 
   
 
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