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  Phyllanthus baillonianus
 
  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Phyllanthus baillonianus Muell.-Arg., Linnaea 32: 47. 1863; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 300. 1887; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 371. 2007. Reidia bailloniana (Muell.-Arg.) Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1293(904). 1925; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 453. 2005.
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  Description: Shrubs. Leaves ovate to ovate-lanceate, 2-5 by 1.3-3 cm, base rounded, apex acute, apiculate, lower surface glaucous, lateral veins c. 6 pairs, forming marginal loops, thick-chartaceous. Male flowers: towards lower leaf-axils, pedicel slender; tepals 4, ovate, margin scarious, acute; stamens 4, anther dehiscence transverse; disc-glands 4, large, tubercled. Female flowers: axillary and terminal, or in drooping racemes; pedicel c. 2 cm long; tepals 6, ovate; disc annular, shallowly 6-lobed; ovary 6-chambered due to false septum; ovule 1 per locule. Capsule subtended by enlarged tepals.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-December
  District(s): Pathanamthitta
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
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  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Altitude: 800-1400
  Localities: Kakki hills
   
 
   
 
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