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  Ziziphus oenoplia
 
  Family: RHAMNACEAE
  Citation:  Ziziphus oenoplia (L.) Mill., Gard. Dict. (ed. 8). 3.1768; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 1:634.1875; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 220(158).1918; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 67. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 117. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 102. 1985; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 101. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 105. 1989; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 127. 1990; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 121. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 118. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 69. 1995; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 18. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 110. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 69. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 147. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 71. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 69. 1999; Bhandari & Bhansali in N.P. Singh et al., Fl. India 5: 238. 2000; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 68. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 166. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 131. 2005; P.V. Sreekumar & A.N. Henry in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 734. 2005; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 175. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 229. 2009. Rhamnus oenoplia L., Sp. Pl. 194. 1753.
  Malayalam Name(s): Cheriyalantha, Cheruthudali, Churimullu, Kothavalli, Kottaipazham, Mulli, Thodalli
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Jackal jujube
  Description: Scandent shrubs, thorns many, recurved, branchlets densely silky hairy. Leaves simple, alternate, 4-6.5 x 2-3 cm, ovate, apex acuminate, base oblique, 3 or 4 ribbed, densely fulvous hairy, sessile or shortly petioled. Flowers 3 mm across, shortly pedicelled, 6-20 in axillary clusters. Sepals triangular, hispid outside. Petals clawed, concave, greenish yellow; disk flat, glabrous. Drupe 6 x 6 mm, globose, black.
  Habit: Climber
  Flowering & Fruiting: November-March
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Moist and dry deciduous forests, also in the plains
  Distribution: Tropical Asia and Australia. Throughout the hotter parts of 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:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Peechi, Kattalappara, Chinnar, Sabarimala, Vengoli, Aruvikkara, Lower Moozhiar, Begur, Tolpetty, Manjeswar, Pappinisseri, Marapalam-Pothundy, Mukkali forests, Walayar, Cherthala, Kanjirakadavu, Nedumkayam, Ariankavu, Thenmalai, Kulathupuzha, Bonaccord
   
 
   
 
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