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  Tarenna monosperma
 
  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Tarenna monosperma (Wight & Arn.) N.P. Balakr., Bull. Bot. Surv. India 22: 175. 1980(1982); M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 247. 1994; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 25. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 240. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 170. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 353. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 190. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 163. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 363. 2002. Stylocoryne monosperma Wight & Arn., Prodr. 401. 1834; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 635(448). 1921. Webera monosperma (Wight & Arn.) Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 103. 1880.
  Malayalam Name(s): Kattukappi
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  Description: Shrubs to 2 m high. Leaves to 18 x 6.5 cm, elliptic-oblanceolate, acuminate at apex; nerves 12-14 pairs, regular, petiole 1.5 cm long, stout. Cymes peduncled, to 15 cm across, corymbose. Flowers 3.5 cm long; calyx 3 mm long, hispid; corolla tube glabrous, white; style entire, hairy towards the base. Drupe 1 x 1 cm, globose, glabrous.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: April-August
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Malappuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Thrissur
  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: Endangered (EN)
  Altitude: 600-700
  Localities: Sholayar, Kallar, Arjunankotta, Odamala, Orukomban, Pezha, to Kallar from Merchiston, Thalichola, Attayar, Karamanayar region, Bonaccord
   
 
   
 
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