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  Memecylon terminale
 
  Family: MELASTOMATACEAE
  Citation:  Memecylon terminale Dalz. in Hook.'s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 3: 121. 1851; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 558. 1879; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 505(357). 1919; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 197. 1994; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 276. 2002. Memecylon amabile Bedd., Ic. t. 163. 1868-1874; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 558. 1879.
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  Description: Shrubs. Leaves 3-6 x 1-2.3 cm, ovate to ovate lanceolate, slightly caudate acuminate at apex, round to broadly attenuate at base. Flowers fascicled on axillary tubercles. Bracts and bracteoles scaly, mixed with hairs. Calyx tube 0.15-0.2 cm long, round. Petals c. 0.1 cm long, blue. Style subulate; stigma simple. Berry 0.4-0.5 cm diam., globose.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-November
  District(s): Thiruvananthapuram
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  Habitat: Along river banks in evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Blue
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 400-1600
  Localities: Peppara, Peppara, Karamanayar region, Koviltherimala, Attayar, Athirumala, Pongalapara
   
 
   
 
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