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  Ixora undulata
 
  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Ixora undulata Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 385. 1832; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 147. 1880; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 631(445). 1921; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 213. 1984; Tariq Husain & Paul, J. Econ. Tax. Bot. Addl. ser. 5, 177.1989; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 327. 2002.
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  Description: Large shrubs. Leaves opposite, 8-15 x 2.5-6 cm, elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate at apex, attenuate at base; stipules ovate, 0.2-0.3 cm, with subulate tip. Cymes peduncled; peduncles 2.5-4 cm long; bracts leafy, 0.5-0.6 x 0.25-0.3 cm; bracteoles 0.3-0.4 cm long, lanceolate.. Inflorescence branches and flowers articulated. Calyx tube 0.1-0.15 cm; lobes 0.1-0.15 cm. Corolla pink; tube 0.8-1 cm long. Berry didymous, subglobose, 0.5-0.7 cm diam.; calyx tube persistent in fruits.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: April-June
  District(s): Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Tropical Himalayas, Nepal and Bhutan
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Pink
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 1000-1400
  Localities: Athirumala, Agasthymala peak
   
 
   
 
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