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  Mallotus beddomei
 
  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Mallotus beddomei Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 438. 1887; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1323(925). 1925; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 252. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 433. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 419. 1994; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 22,31. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 290. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 375. 1998; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 146. 2007; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 744. 2009.
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  Description: Large shrubs. Leaves simple, alternate, to 25 x 9 cm, elliptic to oblanceolate, long-acuminate at apex, base acute, dentate along the margins, glabrous; nerves 5 or 6 pairs, nervules parallel, prominent; petioles unequal, 0.5-3 cm long. Male racemes 5-10 cm long, shortly tomentose. Flowers many, clustered; sepals 3 x 2 mm, ovate, glabrous; stamens many. Capsule 1.2 cm across, with soft echinate process.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-April
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Wayanad, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 500-1600
  Localities: Walayar, Rosemala, Kallar, Arjunankotta, Panthenthode border, below Punnamala, Mukkali forests, Boneccord
   
 
   
 
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