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  Phyllanthus lawii
 
  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Phyllanthus lawii Graham ex Muell.-Arg. in DC., Prodr. 15: 353. 1866; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 290. 1887; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1290(901). 1925. Phyllanthus juniperinoides Mull.-Arg., Linnaea 32: 18. 1863; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 378. 2007.
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  Description: Glabrous shrubs usually growing along river-banks; branches grooved. Leaves 3-5 x 2-2.5 mm, distichous, overlapping, linear-oblong, rounded at the apex, often apiculate, base rounded or subcordate, subsessile; nerves obscure; stipules 1.2 mm long, lanceolate-subulate. Flowers axillry, the males solitary or few together, the female solitary. Sepals of male and female flowers 6, linear-oblong, obtuse, those of the female flowers 2.5 mm long. Stamens 3, the filaments united in a short column; anthers erect with vertical slits. Styles 3. distinct, shortly and bluntly 2-fid, the short lobes usually recurved. Capsules 4 mm in diameter, on a very short pedicel, globose, slightly depressed, glabrous. seeds 2.3 mm long, 3-gonous, rounded on the back, glabrous.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-March
  District(s): Ernakulam, Wayanad
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  Habitat: Along the banks of streams and rivers
  Distribution: India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Creamy
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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