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  Pavetta siphonantha
 
  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Pavetta siphonantha Dalz. in Hook.'s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 133. 1850; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1878(1299). 1936; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 185. 1998; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 348. 2002. Pavetta hispidula Wight & Arn. var. siphonantha (Dalz.) Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 151. 1880; Rout & Deb, Bull. Bot. Surv. India 41: 103. 1999.
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  Description: Glabrous shrubs. Leaves oblanceolate, obtusely acute, glabrous, except the midrib below; nerves 6 pairs, not prominent. Cymes 5-7 cm broad, branches and pedicels hispid. Flowers white, 13 mm long; calyx 2 mm long, sparsely hairy; corolla tube 10 mm long, glabrous, lobes 4 x 2.5 mm, obovate; style 2 cm long; stigma spoon-shaped. Fruits not seen.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-January
  District(s): Thiruvananthapuram, Idukki, Kannur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats and Sri Lanka
  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
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -500
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