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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Callicarpa tomentosa

Large shrubs or small trees upto 5 m tall. Common along the margins of disturbed evergreen and semi-evergreen forest of western ghats up to 1400 m. This plant is commonly known as Nai-thekku or Thin perivellam. Brown hairs are clothed over its branches and leaves gave the name tomentosa.

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