Decaschistia rufa Craib

 
  • Family : MALVACEAE
    (Mallow Or Hibiscus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GURHAL FAMILY (गुड़हल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MALVACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Decaschistia cuddapahensis T. K. Paul & Nayar
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Decaschistia rufa Craib
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional
  • Flower, Fruit : July-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Kadapa district, Nellore district
    • Karnataka : Chamarajanagar district, Ballari district
    • Tamil Nadu : Vellore district, Salem district, Namakkal district, Dindigul district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; Sivarajan & Pradeep 1996. Malvaceae of Southern Peninsula India a Taxonomic monograph pp.18-32.; Franklin Benjamin & G.V.S.Murthy, 2013. Flora of Sri Venkateswara National Park, Andhra Pradesh, BSI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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=Decaschistia rufa. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.

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