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  Tarenna canarica
 
  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Tarenna canarica (Bedd.) Bremek., Feddes Repert. 37:208. 1934; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 237. 1988; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 246. 1994; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 363. 2002; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 452. 2009. Pavetta canarica Bedd., For. Man. Bot. 134/8. 1872. Webera canarica (Bedd.) Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 106. 1880. Stylocoryne canarica (Bedd.) Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 635(448). 1921; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 144. 1988; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 270. 2005.
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  Description: Shrubs. Leaves simple, opposite, 8-24 x 2-7 cm, narrowly attenuate at base; nerves 10-12 , 1-1.5 cm apart. Flowers in lax terminal corymbs; bracts 0.15-0.25 cm long, subulate. Calyx tube 0.15-0.2 cm long. Corolla lobes 1-1.2 cm long, 0.4-0.6 cm wide, lanceolate. Berry subglobose, 1-1.2 cm diam., black on drying; seeds 2, subglobose, 0.5-0.8 cm diam.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-January
  District(s): Pathanamthitta, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Palakkad, 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:
  Altitude: 600-750
  Localities: Damsite, Mannarappara, Ambayathode, Suryakanthi, Bonaccord, Karamanayar region, Attayar
   
 
   
 
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