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  Mallotus resinosus var. stenanthus
 
  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Mallotus resinosus (Blanco) Merr. var. stenanthus (Muell.-Arg.) Susila & N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 150. 2007. Mallotus stenanthus Muell.-Arg., Linnaea 34: 191. 1865; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 437. 1887; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1322(925). 1925; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 252. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 434. 1990; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 287. 1999.
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  Description: Large shrub; branchlets flattened upwards. Leaves 9-15 x 3.5-7 cm, obovate, elliptic, apex acuminate, base cuneate, crenate on upper half, glands 2 at base; petiole to 1.5 cm. Spikes axillary and terminal, to 8 cm; male flowers-tepals 4, 2 mm, oblong; stamens 20-30, filaments of various length, basally connate; female flowers 1.5 mm across. Capsule 4 mm across, glandular, with conical spines.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-August
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Banks of streams
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow, Creamy
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Alampetty, Pallippara, Champakkad, Punnamala, Mukkali forests
   
 
   
 
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