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  Lasianthus cinereus
 
  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Lasianthus cinereus Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1920. 249. 1920 & Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 648(457). 1921; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 236. 1994; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 157. 1997; Gopalan & Henry, Endemic Pl. Agasthiyamala 290. 2000; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 77. 2000; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 329. 2002; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 426. 2009. Litosanthes cinerea (Gamble) Deb & Gangop., Candollea 44: 215. 1989.
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  Description: Erect shrubs, branchlets pubescent. Leaves oblong-lanceolate, caudate-acuminate, base obtuse, glabrous above and puberulous below, to 12 x 3 cm. Flowers white. Calyx puberulous.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-December
  District(s): Kozhikkode, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Wayanad
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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: 700-1600
  Localities: Alvarakurichi, Kallar, Suryakanthi, Boneccord, Vellarimala, Athirumala, Chemungi, Bonaccord, Agasthymala peak
   
 
   
 
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