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  Mallotus distans
 
  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Mallotus distans Muell.-Arg., Linnaea 34: 194.1865; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5:441.1887; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1322(924). 1925; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 406. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 291. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 294. 2002; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 146. 2007.
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  Description: Shrubs to small trees, branchlets pubescent. Leaves opposite and alternate, ovate-lanceolate or oblong, acute or acuminate, base rounded, sessile glands at base prominent, pubescent or glabrous above, fulvous tomentose below, to 18 x 8 cm. Flowers sessile, fascicled on spikes. Perianth tomentose. Capsule 3-lobed, 1 cm across, brown stellate-tomentose.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-March
  District(s): Palakkad, Kollam, Thrissur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen and evergreen forests
  Distribution: South India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Creamy, Green
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Altitude: 100-800
  Localities: Peechi, Vazhani, Rosemala, Kattalappara, Choodal, Karimala
   
 
   
 
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