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  Phyllanthus gageanus
 
  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Phyllanthus gageanus (Gamble) M. Mohanan, Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 6: 480. 1985; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 424. 1994; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 293. 1997; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 618. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 454. 2005; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 372. 2007. Reidia gageana Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1925:331.1925 & Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1292(904). 1925.
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  Description: Subshrubs, branches confined to the apex of the stem. Leaves ovate-lanceolate, acute, unequally obtuse at base, glaucous below, to 4 x 2 cm. Male flowers towards the base of branches and female at the apex. Perianth in male 4-lobed, in female 6-lobed, deeply laccerated. Stamens 4. Capsule depressed globose, 1.5 cm across.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-December
  District(s): Pathanamthitta, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Red
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude: 1000-1600
  Localities: Kallar, Angamoozhy, on way to Agasthyarkundam, Athirumala, Agasthymala peak
   
 
   
 
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