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  Uvaria narum
 
  Family: ANNONACEAE
  Citation:  Uvaria narum (Dunal) Wall. ex Hook.f. & Thoms., Fl. Ind. 102.1855; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1:50.1872; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 13(9). 1915; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 26. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 65. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 56. 1985; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 59. 1989; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 8. 1990; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 49. 1990; Debika Mitra in B. D. Sharma et al., Fl. India 1: 292. 1993; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 625. 1994; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 34. 1996; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 41. 1988; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 42. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 14. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 6. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 49. 2005; M. Mohanan in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 173. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 78. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 102. 2009. Unona narum Dunal, Monogr. Anonac. 99. 1817, p.p. Uvaria narum Wall. ex Hook. f. & Thoms. var. macrophylla Hook. f. & Thoms. in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1: 50. 1872, p.p.; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 13(9). 1915.
  Malayalam Name(s): Korandapazham, Kooril, Koorilvalli, Narumpanal
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  Description: Scandent shrubs, branchlets sparsely hairy. Leaves 13-16 x 4-5 cm, elliptic, lanceolate, apex acuminate, base rounded, thin coriaceous, lower surface brownish. Flowers solitary, leaf opposed; pedicels to 1 cm, tomentose; sepals 8 x 5 mm, broadly ovate, tomentose, basally connate; petals fleshy, outer 2 x 1.5 cm; inner 2 x 1 cm, obovate, tomentose, apex incurved, golden-brown; anthers concealed by connectives; carpels numerous, 5 mm, oblong, tomentose.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-June
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Along coastal areas and deciduous forests at low altitudes
  Distribution: South India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Red, Orange, Green
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Altitude:
  Localities: Peechi, Kannimara, Mangaladevi, Mangavada, Kottungal kavu, Kodumon, Pisiadamala, Thiruvizhamkunnu, Mangad, Aryad, Arikode
   
 
   
 
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