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  Lycianthes laevis ssp. kaitisis
 
  Family: SOLANACEAE
  Citation:  Lycianthes laevis ssp. kaitisis ( Dunal ) P.V.Bole & M.R.Almeida, J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 81: 378. 1984. Solanum kaitisis Dunal in DC., Prodr. 13: 157. 1852. Solanum denticulatum auct. non Blume, 1825; Wight, Ic. t. 1397. 1848; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 231. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 936(657). 1923; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 242. 1995; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 218. 1999.
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  Description: Unarmed shrubs, glabrescent to pilose. Leaves in unequal pairs, to 15 x 6 cm and to 6 x 3 cm, elliptic-ovate, membranous, long acuminate, base cuneate, often dentate on the upper half, sparsely pilose, nerves 8-10 pairs; petiole to 6 cm. Flowers white, axillary, clustered; pedicels 1 cm. Calyx tube 2 mm, lobes 5-10, 2-3 mm long, glabrescent to densely pubescent. Corolla lobes 7 mm, pubescent. Ovary 2 mm, style 3 mm, stigma capitate. Berry ca. 7 mm across, red.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Kollam, Thrissur
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  Habitat: Semi-evergreen, evergreen and shola forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  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
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