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  Pavetta indica var. tomentosa
 
  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Pavetta indica L. var. tomentosa (Roxb. ex J. E. Smith) Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 150. 1880; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 633(446). 1921; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 174. 1995; Rout & Deb, Bull. Bot. Surv. India 41: 128. 1999. Pavetta tomentosa Roxb. ex J. E. Smith in Rees, Cyclop. 26:52.1813; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1879(1301). 1936; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 146. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 217. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 202. 1985; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 230. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 200. 1989; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 345. 1990; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 242. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 242. 1994; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 12. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 233. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 345. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 185. 1998; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 82. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 159. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 348. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 262. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 362. 2009.
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  Description: Shrubs, branchlets glabrescent. Leaves 13-16 x 7-9 cm, obovate or oblanceolate, apex acuminate, base acute, glabrescent in both surface; petiole to 2 cm. Cymes corymbose, axillary and terminal; calyx ca 3 mm, lobes obovate; stamens 4; ovary 2 mm, style ca 3 cm. Berry 6 mm across, subglobose.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: May-June
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen, also in the plains
  Distribution: India and Indo-China
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Altitude: 30-2600
  Localities: Peechi, Kottamalapallam, Velayudhankayi, Vengoli, Karimala, Moozhiar, Tolpetty, Taliparamba, Attapady block-Mukkali, Malampuzha, Kaikatty forests-Pothundy, Walayar, Boneccord, Kottur R.F., Thazhakkara, Vadapuram, Kulathupuzha, Vellarimala, Kottur, Karama
   
 
   
 
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