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  Pouzolzia wightii var. nilghirensis
 
  Family: URTICACEAE
  Citation:  Pouzolzia wightii Bennett var. nilghirensis (Wight) Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 584. 1888; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1383(967). 1928; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 765. 1990; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 654. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 293. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 305. 2002. Pouzolzia nilghirensis Wight, Ic. t. 2097. 1863.
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  Description: Subshrubs, branchlets and leaves pubescent. Leaves to 5 x 3 cm, broadly ovate, lanceolate, apex acute, base truncate to cordate, pubescent below, reduced to bracts towards the apex, subsessile. Flowers in axillary clusters, transferred to terminal spikes; male flowers-tepals 4, incurved at the middle, 2.5 mm, obovate, mucronate, pilose above; stamens 5, filaments 2 mm, anthers oblong.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: July-December
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Malappuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  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: Peninsular India
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  Localities: Kathitheetimala, Karimala, Karuvarakundu
   
 
   
 
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