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  Thottea barberi
 
  Family: ARISTOLOCHIACEAE
  Citation:  Thottea barberi (Gamble) Ding Hou, Blumea 27: 315. 1981; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 381. 1994; Gopalan & Henry, Endemic Pl. Agasthiyamala 413. 2000; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 548. 2002. Apama barberi Gamble, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1924: 386. 1924 & Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1200(840). 1925.
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  Description: Shrubs, 1-1.5 m high. Leaves 5-15 x 3-5 cm, elliptic lanceolate, acuminate at apex, round at base; 3-ribbed from base. Racemes axillary, few-flowered. Perianth brown; lobes 0.2-0.3 cm long, free. Stamens 6-9, anthers free. Ovary 0.5-1 cm long. Siliqua 1-3.5 cm long, 0.2-0.3 cm wide, drooping, glabrous without.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: August-May
  District(s): Thiruvananthapuram
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Purple
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Endangered (EN)
  Altitude: 700-1000
  Localities: Agastyarkudam, Chemungi, Athirumala, Pongalapara
   
 
   
 
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