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Official Record
Flora of Pulney hills (Madras)         
Botanical name Rhodomyrtus  tomentosa  Wight.
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Family Myrtaceae
Plant Stage Flowering
Place of collection Tiger hill , Kodaikanal
Altitude (m) 1981.2
Date of Collection 10-01-1940
Accession No. 3940
Total Accessions 3
Shelf Placement Cup-Board No./ Pigeon hole No. 8/f
Remarks: Shrubs, 1-2 m tall. Branchlets grayish tomentose. Leaves opposite; petiole 4-7 mm; leaf blade elliptic to obovate, 3-8 × 1-4 cm .  Flowers 1[-3], stipitate, 2-4 cm in diam. Hypanthium obovoid, ca. 6 mm, gray tomentose. Calyx lobes 5, subrounded, 4-5 mm, persistent. Petals 5, violet, obovate.
Identified by R.L.Badhwar
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