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  Munronia pinnata
 
  Family: MELIACEAE
  Citation:  Munronia pinnata (Wall.) Harms, Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 35: 78. 1917; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 49. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 89. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 111. 1990; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 24. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 97. 1996; S.S. Jain & S.S.R. Bennet in Hajra et al., Fl. India 4: 497. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 60. 1998; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 40. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 57. 2002; N.C. Nair & N.P. Balakr. in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 656. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 210. 2009. Turraea pinnata Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 2: 21. t.119. 1831. Munronia wallichii Wight, Illustr. 1: t.54. 1840; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 543. 1875; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 175(125). 1915.
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  Description: Shrubs, younger parts villous. Leaves imparipinnate, 10-14 foliolate; leaflets opposite, 9-13 x 4-5.5 cm, ovate-lanceolate, apex acuminate, base rounded, hispid, below. Cymes short, axillary; flowers few, pedicel to 1 cm long; calyx tubular, lobes 8 x 3 mm, oblanceolate, leafy; petals 5, white, 3 cm long, spathulate, partly cohering below; staminal tube to 2 cm long, 10-toothed; anthers 10, apiculate; ovary 5-celled, cell 2-ovuled, style slender, longer than staminal tube. Capsule to 1.5 cm across, depressed globose, hispid; seeds 5, 7 x 5 mm, oblong, smooth.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-May
  District(s): Palakkad, Kozhikkode, Idukki, Kannur, Thrissur, Wayanad
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Peechi, Sholayar, Kumarikulam, Karimala, Silent Valley R. F., Campshed area, Aruvanpara, Chandanathode, Ayyappankovil-Nelliyampathi Ghat, Olichuchattam
   
 
   
 
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