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  Solanum sisymbrifolium
 
  Family: SOLANACEAE
  Citation:  Solanum sisymbrifolium Lam., Tabl. Encycl. 2: 25. 1792; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 938(658). 1923; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 274. 1998.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Sticky Nightshade
  Description: Stout undershrubs, stems densely covered with fulvous hairs, prickles on stem 8 mm long, 5 mm broad, stout, straight. Leaves 12 x 8 cm, shallowly lyrate, densely pubescent above and below; prickles 1 cm long, narrow, sharp, straight; stellate hairs unequally armed with one erect longer arm. Flowers 12 mm across, 4-8 together, in axillary racemes; pedicels 1 cm long, densely pubescent; corolla blue, thinly tomentose outside. Berry glabrous.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): Idukki, Malappuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Scrub jungles in High Ranges, sometimes grown in gardens
  Distribution: Native of South America
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Blue, White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Sunderamala
   
 
   
 
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