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  Hedyotis leschenaultiana var. wynaadensis
 
  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Hedyotis leschenaultiana DC. var. wynaadensis (Gamble) Deb & Dutta, Taxon 34: 296. 1985; Dutta & Deb, Taxonomic Revision Hedyotis 76. 2004. Hedyotis wynaadensis (Gamble) Rao & Hemadri, Indian For. 99: 379. 1973; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 74. 2000; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 419. 2009. Oldenlandia wynaadensis Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1919: 405. 1919 & Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 599(422). 1921.
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  Description: Shrubs; branches with prominent stipular scars. Leaves opposite, 5-9.5 x 1-2.5 cm, lanceolate, acuminate at apex, cuneate at base; petiole 0.6-1 cm; stipules triangular, 2-2.5 x 5-6 mm pinnatisect, villous. Inflorescence panicle of cymes, axillary to upper leaves; peduncle slender, 2.5-3 cm long, branches trichotomous, glabrous. Flowers pedicelled, 7-8 mm long. Hypanthium 1-1.5 mm long; calyx limb 0.3-0.5 mm long; lobes 4, 1.5-2 mm long, lanceolate. Corolla cylindric, 5-6 mm long; tube 3-4 mm long; lobes 1.5-2 mm long, lanceolate, swollen, incurved at apex. Stamens 4, exserted; filaments 0.8-1 mm long, adnate at the throat of the corolla. Capsule 2-2.5 x 2-2.5 mm, globose, glabrous.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-March
  District(s): Kozhikkode, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grasslands
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Blue, White, Violet
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -1800
  Localities: Vellarimala
   
 
   
 
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