Lafoensia vandelliana Cham. & Schltdl.

  • Family : LYTHRACEAE
    (Loose-Strife Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MEHNDI FAMILY (मेंहंदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LYTHRACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lafoensia vandelliana Cham. & Schltdl.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Key identification features : Trees, 5-8 m tall. Leaves opposite-deccusate, obovate, emarginate at apex, coriaceous. Flowers white, in terminal racemes
  • Flower, Fruit : October-December
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai Suburban district, Mumbai-City district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.988. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. vandelliana. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.


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