Thespesia lampas (Cav.) Dalzell & A.Gibson

 
  • Family : MALVACEAE
    (Mallow Or Hibiscus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GURHAL FAMILY (गुड़हल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MALVACEAE
  • Basionym : Hibiscus lampas Cav.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Thespesia lampas (Cav.) Dalzell
  • Vernacular name : Jangli bhindi, Ban kapasi (Hindi); Monalige (Kannada); Adavipathi, Kondapathi (Telugu); Bankapaso, Bankapsi, Bonkappa (Oria); Ranbhendi, Chichindur (Marathi); Kattuparathi, Kattupoovarasu (Malayalam); Kattuparuthi (Tamil)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous and mixed forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional as clumps on bare hill slopes, along forest margins up to 1200m
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Collector(s) Name : S.R. Ramesh & S.B. Manohar; Raja K. Swamy, Arun Singh & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 24-10-1978; 27-02-2016
  • Collection Nos : KFP 3830; HJCB-0551
  • Collection Locality : B.R. Hills, Chamarajanagar district (AP); Barbera forest, Khurda district
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Tirumala Hills (Chittoor district), Vishakapatnam district, Nallamalais (Kadapa district), Kurnool district, East Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Vellore district, Tiruvannamalai district, Salem district, Villipuram district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, Southeast Asia, Tropical East Africa
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Franklin Benjamin & G.V.S.Murthy, 2013. Flora of Sri Venkateswara National Park, Andhra Pradesh, BSI.; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; 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=Thespesia lampas. Downloaded on 17 October 2021.

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