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  Saprosma corymbosum
 
  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Saprosma corymbosum (Bedd.) Bedd., For. Man. Bot. 134/12. 1872; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 194. 1881; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 649(458). 1921; Vajr. & Rathakr., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 3: 307. 1982; Gangop., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 15: 82. 1991; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 245. 1994; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 167. 1997; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 357. 2002. Serissa corymbosa Bedd., Ic. t. 17. 1868-1874.
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  Description: Large shrubs, branchlets angular, glabrous. Leaves elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate, base cuneate, with offensive smell when bruised, to 12 x 4 cm. Flowers white, 3 mm long, in terminal and axillary corymbose cymes. Calyx glabrous outside and tomentose within. Corolla mouth densely wooly.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-May
  District(s): Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  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
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 850-1800
  Localities: Pandimotta, Chemungi, Chemungi, Athirumala, Agasthyamala
   
 
   
 
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