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  Ixora lanceolaria
 
  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Ixora lanceolaria Colebr. in Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 397. 1820; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 138. 1880; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 630(444). 1921. Ixora leucantha Heyne ex G. Don, Gen. Hist. 3: 572. 1834; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 630(444). 1921; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 195. 1989; Tariq Husain & Paul, J. Econ. Tax. Bot. Addl. ser. 5, 142.1989; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 335. 1990; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 331. 1997; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 255. 2005.
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  Description: Slender erect shrubs. Leaves opposite, 2-22 x 1.5-4 cm, long acuminate at apex, obtuse at base; stipules triangular with subulate tip, 0.5-0.6 cm long. Corymbs flacid, few-flowered; bracts and bracteoles 0.2-0.25 cm long, subulate. Calyx campanulate; tube 0.2-0.25 cm long; lobes 0.3-0.35 cm long. Corolla greenish white; tube 1.6-2 cm long; lobes lanceolate, 0.4-0.5 cm long, curled and recurved. Stamens attached between lobes at throat of tube. Ovary and style glabrous. Fruit 8 x 10 mm, red on ripening.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: May-July
  District(s): Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Thrissur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: In the plains
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Green
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
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  Localities: Adoor, Machiri
   
 
   
 
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