Botanical name: Phyllanthus singampattianus Family: Phyllanthaceae (Amla family)
Synonyms: Reidia singampattiana
Singampatti Leaf-Flower is a critically endangered shrub, having medicinal value. It is named for the only place where it is found, Singampatti hills in Tamil Nadu. Leaves are elliptic-lanceshaped, closely spaced, borne on long branches. Reddish-pink flowers are borne under the leaves, hence the name leaf-flower. Singampatti Leaf-Flower is endemic to Southern Western Ghats. Flowering: November-January.
Medicinal uses: Local people use the leaf paste for curing jaundice.
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