Exacum wightianum Arn.

 
  • Family : GENTIANACEAE
    (GENTIAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Gentianaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Exacum wightianum Arn.
  • Common name : Persian Violet
  • Vernacular name : Thavalakkalchedi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : April-July
  • Collection Nos : CS 1247
  • Collection Locality : Kotagiri, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; 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=Exacum wightianum. Downloaded on 14 December 2019.

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