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  Pouzolzia meeboldii
 
  Family: URTICACEAE
  Citation:  Pouzolzia meeboldii W.W. Smith & Ramaswami, Rec. Bot. Surv. India 6:40.1914; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1383 (967). 1928; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 456. 1990; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 422. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 387. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 305. 2002; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 762. 2009.
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  Description: Erect shrubs; stem glaucous. Leaves ternate, to 18 x 4 cm, oblong-lanceolate, acuminate at apex, base rounded or cordate, sessile; intercostae parallel. Racemes to 12 cm long, axillary. Flowers 3-5 together; bracts 6 x 3 mm, ovate. Male flowers 2 mm across, truncate at apex; perianth lobes 4, transversally plicate. Female flowers smaller; perianth lobe 0.5 mm long, ciliate at apex, stigma 2 mm long. Achenes 1 mm long, ridged, brown.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-November
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green, Red, Pink, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
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  Localities: Peechi, Vazhachal, Uppupara, Vengoli, Peermade, near Cheeyapara falls, Kaikatty, Churuly
   
 
   
 
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