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  Pouzolzia cymosa
 
  Family: URTICACEAE
  Citation:  Pouzolzia cymosa Wight, Ic. t. 1979. 1853; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1383(967). 1928. Pouzolzia auriculata Wight var. cymosa (Wight) Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 582. 1888.
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  Description: Subshrubs to 2 m tall; tender parts pubescent. Leaves opposite, elliptic-ovate, 3-5 x 1.5-2 cm, chartaceous, mid-nerve and lateral nerves forked, making for 9 parallel ribs, appressed-pubescent above, except along the impressed nerves, pubescent below, densely so along the nerves, base rounded to sub cordate, apex acuminate; petiole to 0.5 cm. Male flowers shortly stalked, in short panicles, 4 mm across; buds rounded. Tepals 5, free, lanceolate, 2 mm, pubescent without, acute. Stamens 5; filaments 2 mm; anthers 1mm. Female flowers fewer, sub sessile, 1 mm across. Tepals connate, 2 mm, sparsely scabrous without, acute. Ovary ellipsoid, 2 mm. Achenes ellipsoid.
  Habit: Shrub
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  District(s): Palakkad
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  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  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: Southern Western Ghats
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