An evergreen shrub, leaves opposite, ovate- oblong, up to 10x5 cm.
Flowers found in clusters arises from axils, purplish blue in colour.
Flowering & Fruiting:
December - July.
Endemic ,Found in deciduous and evergreen forests of Western Ghats.
It is reported that Memecylon malabaricum is highly effective for the treatment of bacterial infections, inflamation,Skin diseases and the methanolic extract of its leaves decreases the raised blood glucose level.