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  Hedyotis eualata var. eualata
 
  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Hedyotis eualata (Gamble) Henry & Subram., Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. (Pl. Sci.) 76B:28. 1972, var. eualata; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 150. 1997; Dutta & Deb, Taxonomic Revision Hedyotis 68. 2004. Oldenlandia eualata Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1919: 404. 1919 & Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 598(422). 1921.
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  Description: Scarcely branched weak subshrubs; stems glabrous, 4-lined. Leaves to 6.5 x 2.5 cm, ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, yellow when dried, rounded at base, glabrous; nerves 3 pairs; petiole 4-8 mm long; stipule 7 mm long, ovate, shortly glandular-toothed along the margins, glabrous. Cymes to 12 cm broad, in terminal corymbs. Flowers 10 mm long, sessile; calyx 4 mm long, glabrous; corolla pink; stigma 2.5 mm long, bifid to the base. Capsule 7 x 3 mm, 3-6 ridged; seeds sharply angled, black.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-March
  District(s): Kollam
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Shola forests and grasslands
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink, 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:
  Localities: Alvarakurichi, Pongumala, Damodaran Kolle
   
 
   
 
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