Rivea ornata Choisy

 
  • Family : CONVOLVULACEAE
    (Morning-Glory Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KALADANA FAMILY (कालादाना फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : CONVOLVULACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Muchuttai (Tamil); Boddi tige (Telugu); Musta (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Climbing shrub
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : August-February
  • Collector(s) Name : K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 19/11/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0164
  • Collection Locality : Palmaneru forest, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kadapa district, Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; .N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Rivea ornata. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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