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  Mallotus resinosus var. resinosus
 
  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Mallotus resinosus (Blanco) Merr., Sp. Blancoan. 222. 1918, var. resinosus; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 423. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 434. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 420. 1994; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 375. 1998; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 612. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 450. 2005; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 150. 2007; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 150. 2007; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 745. 2009. Adelia resinosa Blanco, Fl. Philipp. (ed. 2) 562. 1845. Mallotus intermedius (Baill.) Balakr., Bull. Bot. Surv. India 10: 245. 1969; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 627. 1997.
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  Description: Erect shrubs, branchlets rusty tomentose. Leaves to 13 x 4.5 cm, oblanceolate, acuminate at apex, acute at base, distantly serrate, glandular; nerves 9 pairs, prominent, nervules closely parallel; petioles unequal, 0.3-1.8 cm long. Male racemes 1-4 cm long, rusty tomentose; flowers 3 mm across, closely packed, tomentose. Capsule 15 mm across, covered with curved spines and yellow glands; seeds 5 mm across, globose, dull brown.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-March
  District(s): Idukki, Malappuram, Palakkad, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Pathanamthitta, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 700-1400
  Localities: Vellimala, Chokkampetti, Kottamala, Arampa, Ambayathode, Mukkali forests, Kaikatty forests-Pothundy, Boneccord, Nadugani ghats, Athirumala, Attayar, Agasthymala peak
   
 
   
 
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