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  Leea robusta
 
  Family: LEEACEAE
  Citation:  Leea robusta Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 468. 1824; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 667. 1875; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 240(171). 1918; Philip Mathew et al., Rheedea 2: 67. 1992; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 114. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 159. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 75. 1998; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 183. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 239. 2009. Leea macrophylla sensu Ridsd., Blumea 22: 85. 1974, non Roxb. ex Hornem. 1813.
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  Description: Large shrubs. Leaves 1-pinnate; leaflets 5 or 7, to 28 x 12 cm, oblong, acute, rounded at base, serrate, pubescent along nerves; nerves 14 pairs, nervules parallel; petiolule 3 cm long. Cymes axillary, 10 cm across; peduncle to 12 cm long; branches hirtus. Flowers green, 5 mm across; calyx lobes ovate, acute; petals 2 mm long, puberulus outside. Capsule 6 mm across, black.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-December
  District(s): Alappuzha, Palakkad, Idukki, Kannur, Wayanad, Malappuram, Kozhikkode, Thrissur
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  Habitat: Moist deciduous and semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: India and South East Asia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Peechi, Thekkady, Nootavanpara, Vadapuram, Nadugani ghats
   
 
   
 
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