Canscora perfoliata Lam.

 
  • Family : GENTIANACEAE
    (Gentian Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BHUIN NEEM FAMILY
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : GENTIANACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Canscora grandiflora Wight
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Canscora perfoliata Lam.
  • Vernacular name : Kanchenchedi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wet areas in moist deciduous forests among grasses
  • Flower, Fruit : October-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Nellore district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; 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=Canscora perfoliata. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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