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  Tarenna agumbensis
 
  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Tarenna agumbensis Roghavan, Bull. Bot. Surv. India 10: 341. 1969 Salim, Sujanapal and Kumar, J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 35: 192. 2011.
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  Description: Shrubs to 2 m tall, young shoot puberulous. Leaves 7-14 x 4-7 cm, obovate-elliptic elliptic or slightly elliptic-oblong, subcoriaceous, abruptly acuminate at apex, narrowly acute or sharply attenuate; petiole to 5 mm long; stipule triangular-ovate. Cymes terminal, shortly peduncled; flowers white, fragrant, bracts ca 1.5 mm long, broadly triangular, bracteoles ca 1 mm triangular, brown pubescent; calyx ca 7x3 mm, turbinate, pubescent, teeth ciliate along the margin; corolla tube narrow, cylindric, 3-3.5 cm long, lobes 5, imbricate, broadly ovate, throat hairy; stamens 5, inserted on the mouth of the corolla; filaments small, anthers linear, dorsifixed; ovary 2 celled with one ovule in each locule, style slender 3.2-3.8 cm, stigmatic lobes, slender. Fruit 5-7 mm across, globose, brownish black.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-June
  District(s): 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
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