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  Lasianthus strigillosus
 
  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Lasianthus strigillosus Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 185. 1880; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 647(456). 1921; Deb & Gangop., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 15: 300. 1991; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 179. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 153. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 256. 2005.
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  Description: Large shrubs, stems densely strigose-hairy. Leaves to 12 x 4 cm, elliptic-oblong, acuminate at apex, acute at base; nerves 6 pairs, oblique, nervules closely parallel, 1-2 mm apart; petiole 5-10 mm long; stipule 3 mm long, ovate, obtuse, densely hairy. Flowers 5 mm long in axillary fascicles, sessile; calyx hirsute; corolla tube short, lobes densely hairy. Fruits not seen.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: April-August
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Pathanamthitta
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evegreen 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: 900-2100
  Localities: Kalvarimala, Vellimala, Pooppara, Moozhiar
   
 
   
 
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