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  Phyllanthus leschenaultii
 
  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Phyllanthus leschenaultii Müll.-Arg., Linnaea 32: 37. 1863; Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 296. 1887; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 387. 2007. Phyllanthus missionis Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 297. 1887; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1290 (903).1925.
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  Description: Slender, quite glabrous shrubs, up to 2-2.5 m tall. Leaves alternate, very thin, petioled, membranous, elliptic-oblong, obtuse, base acute; nerves 6-8 pair, distinct; stipules small, ovate-lanceolate; pedicels much shorter than the leaves. Flowers very small, the calyx -lobes with obscure scarious margins; male flowers often 3-nate. Sepals slightly enlarged but not reflexed in fruit. Stamens 3; filaments free. Ovary 3-celled; anthers didymous; styles short, reflexed, arms recurved. Capsules minute, smooth, coriaceous; seeds ribbed.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-December
  District(s): Palakkad
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  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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