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Scientific name of Ellooti: Pterospermum rubiginosum

Name of Ellooti in different languages:-

English: Bone setter-Common sub canopy trees




Malayalam: Malamthodali, Chittilaplavu

Plant description:

It is large western ghats tree grow up to 28 m tall, the bark is brown, large scaley and blaze, outer bark red and inner side is cream, young branchlets are slender. Leaves are simple, arranged alternately, distichous, densely stellate, narrow, tomentose, size 4.5 to 10 cm and 1.5 to 3 cm,oblong-lanceolate, apex acuminate,  margin entire. solitary flowers are white in color, born in axillaries; pedicels up to 0.5 cm long.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-lanceolate Margin-Entire Venation-Reticulate
 longitudinal  Margin_Entire  Recticulate


Useful plant parts:

Leaf, Bark

Medicinal uses:

To treat broken bones, and other ortho problems

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