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  Symplocos macrophylla ssp. microphylla
 
  Family: SYMPLOCACEAE
  Citation:  Symplocos macrophylla Wall. ex A. DC ssp. microphylla (Wight) Nooteb., Rev. Symplocac. 229. 1975; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 233. 1998; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 504. 2009. Symplocos microphylla Wight, Ic. t. 1232.1848; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3:581.1882; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 748(551). 1921.
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  Description: Shrubs; young branches fulvous-tomentose. Leaves oblong or obovate, obtuse or emarginate at apex, minutely serrulate; lateral nerves 4 or 5 pairs, thinly hairy below, yellowish green when dry; petiole 3 mm long, tomentose. Spike 2 cm long, unbranched, 4-8-flowered, fulvous-tomentose. Flowers sessile; sepals 3 x 3 mm, obtuse, hairy; corolla 8 mm across, glabrous, lobes 5 mm long, oblong, obtuse; stamens 40-50, free, attached at the base of 6he corolla; disk glabrous; ovary hairy at apex. Drupe 12 x 5 mm, oblong, glabrous, curved, yellow.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-April
  District(s): Idukki, Wayanad, Kannur
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
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  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
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  Localities: Sunderamala
   
 
   
 
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