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  Psychotria bisulcata
 
  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Psychotria bisulcata Wight & Arn., Prodr. 434.1834; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3:171.1880; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 641(452). 1921; Deb & Gangop., J. Econ. Tax. Bot. Addl. ser. 7, 116. 1989; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 186. 1998; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 352. 2002.
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  Description: Subshrubs. Leaves simple, opposite, 11 x 4.5 cm, elliptic, abruptly acuminate, cuneate at base, membranous; nerves 7 or 8 pairs, prominent below, reticulate; petiole 1 cm long; stipule 7 mm long, ovate, cuspidate, densely rufous-villous within. Cymes 3-4 cm across, villous at nodes. Flowers 4 mm long, sessile. Calyx 1.5 mm long, truncate, glabrous. Corolla tube 2.5 mm long densely villous inside, lobes acute, deflexed. Style 1.5 mm long, broaden up.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-July
  District(s): Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram, Kannur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: South India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 1400-1600
  Localities: Sabarimala, Pongalapara
   
 
   
 
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