Randia brandisii Gamble

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Randia tomentosa Wight & Arn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Catunaregam spinosa (Thunb.) Tirveng.
  • Vernacular name : Perum-mathukkaarai, Marakkala (Tamil)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Dry Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on exposed hill slopes above 600m and on upper dry evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : April-July
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, Karuppusamy & Thilakar
  • Collection Date : 16/06/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-16
  • Collection Locality : Azhagar Hills, Madurai district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district, Madurai district, Dindigul district
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., 1983. The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1); Gamble, 1921. Fl. Pres. Madr. Vol. 2. pp.616 (434).
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Randia brandisii. Downloaded on 8 December 2019.

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