Botanical name: Memecylon randerianum Family: Melastomataceae (Melastome family)
Synonyms: Memecylon malabaricum Cogn.
Malabar Memecylon is a bushy shrub with leaves 5-12 x 1.5-4 cm, ovate, tip gradually pointed, heart-shaped at base, stalkless; nerves obscure. Flowers are borne fascicled in very dense many-flowered cymes; flower-cluster-stalks 1-2 mm long; flower-stalks short, 1-2 mm long. Sepal tube is 1-2 mm long, bell-shaped, flat at tip. Petals are 1-2 mm long, obovate, blue. Style subulate, about 3 mm long. Berry 4-5 mm across, spherical. Malabar Memecylon is endemic to Southern Western Ghats. Flowering: February-May.
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