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  Leea guineensis
 
  Family: LEEACEAE
  Citation:  Leea guineensis G. Don, Gen. Hist. 712. 1831; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 122. 1984; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 73. 1995; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 114. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 72. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 156. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 75. 1998; B.D. Naithani in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 336. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 72. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 137. 2005; W. Arisdason et al. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 766. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 238. 2009. Leea wightii Clarke, J. Bot. 19: 105. 1881; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 239(171). 1918.
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  Description: Shrubs. Leaves bipinnate, leaflets 13-17 x 3-6 cm, ovate-lanceolate, apex caudate-acuminate, base truncate or acute, serrate; lateral nerves 7-10 pairs, intercostae sub-scalariform; petiolule 5-7 mm long; rachis to 23 cm long; stipules obovate, ca. 4 cm long. Cymes 2-6 cm across. Flowers crimson red, densely packed, 3-5 mm across. Calyx and corolla glabrous. Staminal tube shortly notched at apex. Berry 6-lobed, 6-7 mm across.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: May-August
  District(s): Palakkad, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Thrissur, Wayanad, Kozhikkode, Kannur
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia and Africa
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Red
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Peechi, Kallar, Koruthode, Pambavalley, Moozhiar, Kothala, Arampa, on way to Nilamel, Nadugani ghats, Thenmalai
   
 
   
 
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