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  Solanum pubescens
 
  Family: SOLANACEAE
  Citation:  Solanum pubescens Willd., Phytogr. 5. t. 3. 1794; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 230. 1883; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 936(657). 1923; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 219. 1999. Solanum calycinum Nees, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 17: 60. 1837, non Dunal 1852. Solanum consanthum Dunal in DC., Prodr. 13: 127. 1852.
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  Description: Unarmed pubescent shrubs. Leaves to 12 x 7 cm, ovate-elliptic to deltoid, apex acute, base unequally truncate, membranous, margins entire to wavy; petiole to 8 cm, pubescent. Racemes axillary; peduncle to 5 cm, pubescent; pedicels 2 cm, pubescent; flowers blue; calyx lobes 6 mm, lanceolate, pubescent; corolla tube 5 mm, lobes 6 mm, lanceolate, pubescent; ovary 1.5 mm, style 1 cm, stigma capitate.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-February
  District(s): Idukki, Palakkad
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  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Violet
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Chinnar, Chellimala
   
 
   
 
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