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  Psychotria sohmeri
 
  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Psychotria sohmeri Kiehn, Pl. Syst. Evol. 154: 215. 1986; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 445. 2009. Psychotria elongata (Wight) Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 163. 1880, non Benth. ex Orsted, 1852; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 641(452). 1921; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 243. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 178. 1995; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 68. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 186. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 155. 1999. Grumilea elongata Wight, Ic. t. 1036. 1845. Psychotria fosbergii Sohmer, Bot. Not. 129: 381. 1977, non Steyermark, 1972; Deb & Gangop., J. Econ. Tax. Bot. Addl. ser. 7, 70. 1989.
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  Description: Shrubs. Leaves to 13 x 9 cm, obovate, apex abruptly acuminate, base cuneate, pits prominent in the nerve axils, coriaceous; petiole to 1.5 cm, stipule 1.5 cm, broadly ovate. Panicle terminal, racemiform, to 8 cm, calyx 1 mm, 5-toothed, ciliate; corolla 5 mm, campanulate, tube with a rim of hairs inside; ovary 0.5 mm, style 4 mm, stigma biglobose. Fruit 7 mm across, globose; seeds plano-convex, smooth.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: April-August
  District(s): Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Wayanad
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  Habitat: Evergreen and semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: South India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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