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  Triumfetta pilosa
 
  Family: TILIACEAE
  Citation:  Triumfetta pilosa Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp. 223. 1821; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 394. 1874; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 120(86). 1915; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 98. 1984; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 34. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 72. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 86. 1989; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 95. 1990; P. Daniel & M. Chandra. in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3: 519. 1993; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 91. 1994; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 26. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 73. 1996; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 73. 1998; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 110. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 40. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 47. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 38. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 101. 2005; P. Daniel in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 496. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 172. 2009. Triumfetta cana Blume, Bijdr. 113. 1825; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 396. 1874.
  Malayalam Name(s): Erumachappu
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  Description: Subshrubs; branchlets tomentose. Leaves simple, alternate, 12 x 4.5 cm, ovate-elliptic, apex acute, base obtuse, puberulus above, densely white tomentose below, crenate, basally 3-nerved, to slightly cordate; petiole to 2 cm, stipule lanceolate, 6 mm, pubescent. Cymes axillary, leaf opposed, ca. 5-flowered, yellow; bracts and bracteoles linear. Sepals 9 mm, oblong, acute, long hairy. Petals 8 mm, obovate. Stamens 10, free, unequal, 7 mm; torus 1 mm, disc cupular, fimbriate. Ovary 0.5 mm, pubescent, style 2 mm, stigma capitate. Capsule 2.5 cm across, including recurved bristles, pubescent at base.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-February
  District(s): Palakkad, Kottayam, Idukki, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Malappuram, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Wayanad
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  Habitat: Evergreen, semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests
  Distribution: Tropical Africa, Central and East Asia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Sholayar, Ponmudi, Vanchikulam, Anakunnu, Thannikkudy, Uppupara, Pandaravarai, Kanthaloor forests, Chindaki forest, Pathenthode, Upper Moozhiar, Kallippara, Campshed area, Damsite, on way to Tirunalli, Lock-hert gap, Karasurymala, Pooyamkutty, Saivila, N
   
 
   
 
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