Aeschynanthus perrottetii A. DC.

 
  • Family : GESNERIACEAE
    (GESNERIA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Gesneriaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Aeschynanthus planiculmis (Clarke) Gamble
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aeschynanthus perrottetii A.DC.
  • Vernacular name : Maleka soppu (Kannada)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen and shola forests
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Collector(s) Name : F.M.Jarrett, C.J.Saldanha & T.P.Ramamoorthy
  • Collection Nos : HFP 684, CJS 10147, CJS 11153
  • Collection Locality : Davalkere (Hassan)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; 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=Aeschynanthus perrottetii. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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