Hydrangea macrophylla (Thunb.) Ser.

    (Hydrangea Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : HYDRANGEA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : HYDRANGEACEAE
  • Basionym : Viburnum macrophyllum Thunb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hydrangea macrophylla (Thunb.) Ser.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Comments / notes : Grown as garden plant
  • Key identification features : A stout shrub. Leaves opposite, elliptic to broadly ovate, acuminate at apex, cuneate at base and often decurrent into petiole, coarsely serrate. Flowers pink - blue or white, terminal cyme
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district
  • Native : Japan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; 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=Hydrangea macrophylla. Downloaded on 2 October 2023.

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