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  Tabernaemontana gamblei
 
  Family: APOCYNACEAE
  Citation:  Tabernaemontana gamblei Subram. & Henry, Bull. Bot. Surv. India 12: 1. 1970; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 283. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 294. 1994; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 282. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 205 Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 245. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 190. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 446. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 314. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 525. 2009. Ervatamia caudata Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1921: 310. 1921 & Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 813(571). 1923, non Tabernaemontana caudata Merr. 1909.
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  Description: Shrubs, branchlets white. Leaves opposite, often unequal, 7-10 x 4 cm, elliptic, apex caudate-acuminate, base acute, lateral nerves 7 pairs; petiole 1 cm long. Cymes terminal. Flowers white; pedicels stout, 1 cm long; sepals ovate, obtuse; corolla tube to 17 mm long, cylindrical; lobes 15 mm long, oblong, obtuse. Capsule 3 x 1.25 cm, not curved; aril red.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: April-September
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Thrissur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern 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: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Near Threatened (NT)
  Altitude: 700-1400
  Localities: Peechi, Sholayar, Kallar, Deviar, Mlappara, Pooppara, Thelliyalimattukkal, Nelluyampathy forests, Arampa, Ayyappankovil-Kaikatty area, Chemungi, Meenmutty, Chemungi, Athirumala, Agasthymala peak
   
 
   
 
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