Botanical name: Premna coriacea Family: Lamiaceae (Mint family)
Synonyms: Gumira coriacea, Premna coriacea var. coriacea
Leathery Premna is a large climbing shrub with branchlets hairy, warty. Leaves are up to 18 x 10 cm, ovate-oblong, abruptly tapering at tip, heart-shaped at base, entire, hairless; nerves 4-5 pairs, very prominent beneath. Flowers are borne in corymb-like cymes up to 15 cm across, at branch-ends; branches hairy; flower-cluster-stalks up to 12 cm long, erect; bracts 3 mm long, ovate. Flowers are many, creamy white; flower-stalks 1 mm long bristly; calyx 1 mm long, flat, pinkish brown, puberulus; flower 3.5 mm long, hairy. Leathery Premna is found in South India. Flowering: April-May.
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