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  Premna glaberrima
 
  Family: VERBENACEAE
  Citation:  Premna glaberrima Wight, Ic. t. 1484. 1849; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 577. 1885; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1096(767). 1923; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 315. 1984; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 215. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 368. 1990; Pandura. & V.J. Nair, Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 17: 180. 1993; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 360. 1994; 511; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 353. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 243. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 311. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 242. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 525. 2002; Rajendran & Daniel, Indian Verbenaceae 240. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 393. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 642. 2009.
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  Description: Shrubs; branchlets scandent, puberulus. Leaves simple, opposite, 15 x 6 cm, elliptic-oblong, abruptly acuminate, rounded at base, entire or distantly serrulate, glabrous; nerves 6-7 pairs; petiole 1.5 cm long. Cymes 5 x 5 cm, terminal, corymbose; pedicels 2 mm long, hairy. Calyx 2 mm long, shortly bilipped, hispid. Corolla greenish white or cream, 5 mm long, throat hairy. Drupes 3 x 3 mm, hispid; seed 1, rugose, brown.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-June
  District(s): Palakkad, Kollam, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Wayanad, Kozhikkode, Kannur
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Semi-evergreen and evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Creamy
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 500-700
  Localities: Peechi, Sholayar, Chimmini, Rosemala, Kallar, Puthussery, Poonkavanam, Kottayali, Pezha, Poochapara, Maniyaar, Pampa thriveny, Angamoozhy, Meenmutty, Mukkali forests, Kallar, Palacherry, Karamanayar region
   
 
   
 
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