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  Rubus indicus
 
  Family: ROSACEAE
  Citation:  Rubus indicus Thunb., Diss. Rub. 5 & 7. 1813; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 169. 1984; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 153. 1989; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 130. 1998. Rubus wightii Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 440(312). 1919; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 191. 1990. Rubus rugosus sensu Wight, Ic. t. 225. 1839, non Smith 1815. Rubus moluccanus sensu Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 330. 1878, p.p., non L. 1753.
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  Description: Stems densely tomentose. Leaves to 13 x 10 cm, shallowly 5-lobed, cordate at base, spineus-toothed, minutely rugose above, densely white-tomentose below; nerves prickly below; petiole 5 cm long. Flowers axillary or terminal, densely tomentose; bracts 10 x 6 cm, obovate, pedicels 8 mm long; sepals 10 x 5 mm, united below; petals obovate, white; ovary densely hairy. Drupe 2 x 1 mm, yellow, glabrous
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: October
  District(s): Kottayam, Palakkad, Kollam, Idukki
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  Habitat: Degraded forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  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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  Localities: Uppupara, Aruvampara
   
 
   
 
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