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  Saprosma glomeratum
 
  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Saprosma glomeratum (Gard.) Bedd., For. Man. Bot. 134/11. 1872; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 143. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 235. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 243. 1990; Gangop., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 15: 86. 1991; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 25. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 237. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 188. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 161. 2002; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 447. 2009. Dysodidendron glomeratum Gard., Calcutta J. Nat. Hist. 7: 3. 1847. Saprosma indicum Dalz. in Hook.'s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 3: 37. 1851; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 192. 1880; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 649(457). 1921. Serissa glomerata (Gard.) Bedd., Ic. t.16. 1868-1874.
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  Description: Shrubs, to 1.5 m tall. Leaves simple, opposite, 12 x 5 cm, ovate-oblong, acute, subcordate at base; domatia glandular; nerves 10-15 pairs; sessile or subsesssile. Flowers 3-6 together, in terminal clusters, 7 mm long, shortly pedicelled. Calyx 2 mm long, lobes 4, ovate, acute. Corolla white, densely hairy within. Anthers sessile. Berry 1 cm across, globose, emarginate, deep blue; seed 1, globose or ellipsoid.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: October-June
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Kannur, Thrissur, Wayanad, Kozhikkode
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: 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: Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 90-1500
  Localities: Sholayar, Karimala Hills, Mlappara, Ambari, Orukomban, Kanthalppara, Nelluyampathy forests, Chembotti, Kummattanthode, Aruvanpara, Panoth
   
 
   
 
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