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  Phyllanthus pinnatus
 
  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Phyllanthus pinnatus (Wight) Webster, J. Arnold Arbor. 38: 52. 1957; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 378. 1998; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 382. 2007. Chorisandra pinnata Wight, Ic. t. 1994. 1853; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1285(899). 1925. Phyllanthus wightianus Muell.-Arg., Linnaea 32: 47. 1803; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 303. 1887. Reidia floribunda Wight, Ic. t. 1903. 1852; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1293(905). 1925. Flueggia microcarpa sensu Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 328. 1887, non Blume 1826.
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  Description: Subshrubs; stem densely strigose, reddish. Leaves to 22 x 10 mm, obliquely oblong, acute at both ends, apiculate, reticulate below, hispid above and below; stipules lanceolate. Female pedicel 1.5 cm long, axillary, solitary, slender; sepals 5, 4 x 2.5 mm, ovate, acute, hispid; ovary densely hairy; styles 3, deeply bifid. Male sepals similar to female sepals; stamens 4, filaments combined into a column. Capsule densely covered with branched hairs.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-April
  District(s): Idukki
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Paleotropics
  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:
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  Altitude: -1000
  Localities: Vallakkadavu, Vavalala
   
 
   
 
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