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  Tragia praetervisa
 
  Family: EUPHORBIACEAE
  Citation:  Tragia praetervisa Chakrab. & N.P.Balakr., Rheedea 16: 23. 2006 & Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 183. 2007. Tragia hispida sensu auct. plur., non Willd. 1805; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1332(932). 1925; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 267. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 374. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 348. 1985; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 427. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 369. 1989; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 741. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 427. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 335. 1995; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 10,16. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 415. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 645. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 299. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 458. 2005; N.P.Balakr. & Chakrab., Fam. Euphorbiaceae India 181. 2007.
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  Description: Leaves 10-15 x 10 cm, ovate, apex acuminate, base acute, margin serrate. Spike axillary to l5 cm; female flowers 3 mm across 1 or 2 at base and male above; male tepals 3, 2 mm, ovate, obtuse, glabrous, stamens 3, free; female tepals 6-lobed, hispid; style 3-gonous, stout, stigma 3. Capsule 3-lobed; seed glutinose, glandular papillose.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-June
  District(s): Palakkad, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram
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  Habitat: Weed along roadsides in forest areas
  Distribution: India, Myanmar and Sri Lanka
  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
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  Localities: Parambikulam, Nadugani ghats, Punnamala, Angamoozhy, Ampumala
   
 
   
 
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