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  Tragia bicolor
 
  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Tragia bicolor Miq., Linnaea 26: 222. 1853; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 465. 1888; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1332(932). 1925; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 374. 1984; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 427. 1988; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 381. 1998; Ravikumar & Ved, Illustr. Field Guide 100 Red Listed Med. Pl. 375. 2000; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Rheedea 16: 25. 2006 & Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 181. 2007; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 755. 2009.
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  Description: Densely hispid twiners, young parts fulvous-tomentose. Leaves to 13 x 8 cm, ovate, acuminate, cordate at base, regularly serrate, densely hispid below, sparsely above; lateral nerves 5 or 6 pairs, nervules reticulate; stipule 8 mm long, lanceolate, acuminate, 1 or 2-toothed on sides, ciliate. Racemes to 7 cm long, hispid; bracts 4 x 1 mm, lanceolate, glandular-ciliate; pedicels 3 mm long, glandular-hispid. Male flowers 2.5 mm across; sepals 3, orbicular, glabrous; stamens 3, filaments free.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-December
  District(s): Kollam, Idukki, Kannur, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: South India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: South India
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 800-1800
  Localities: Uppermanalar, Kottamala, Chandanathode, Kannavam
   
 
   
 
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