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  Uvaria macropoda
 
  Family: ANNONACEAE
  Citation:  Uvaria macropoda Hook. f. & Thoms., Fl. Ind. 101. 1855 & in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 50. 1872; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 13(9). 1915; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 34. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 19. 1997. Desmos zeylanicus sensu Subramanian, Fl. Thenmala 1995, non (Hook. f. & Thomson) Staff. 1912.
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  Description: Woody climbers; young shoots tomentose. Leaves simple, alternate, 15 x 5 cm, narrowly elliptic or oblong, apex acute or acuminate, base obtuse or rounded, glabrous. Flowers solitary. Pedicels and calyx tuberculate, ferrugineus-tomentose. Petals dull-purple with yellow at base, elliptic or ovate, connate at base, tomentose on both sides. Fruitlets long-stipitate.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-June
  District(s): Kollam, Thrissur, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: South India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Red
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Peechi, Choondippara, Rosemala
   
 
   
 
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