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  Scaevola sericea
 
  Family: GOODENIACEAE
  Citation:  Scaevola sericea G. Forst. ex Vahl, Symb. Bot. 2: 37. 1791; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 236. 1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 259. 1988. Scaevola taccada (Gaertn.) Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 527. 1820; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 155. 1982. Lobelia taccada Gaertn., Fruct. 1: 119. t.25. 1788. Scaevola koenigii Vahl, Symb. Bot. 3: 36. 1794; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 421. 1881. Scaevola frutescens (Mill.) Krause in Engl., Pfreich. Gooden.-Brun. 133. 1912; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 734(516). 1921.
  Malayalam Name(s): Badraksham, Vellamodakam
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Beach plum, Beach grape, Fan flower, Half flower, Sea lettuce
  Description:
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): Kollam, Kannur, Kozhikkode, Thrissur, Ernakulam, Malappuram, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Along seashore and mangrove forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia, Australia to Polynesia
  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:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Ollukkara, Cannanore
   
 
   
 
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