Memecylon macrocarpum Thwaites

    (Melastoma Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ANJAN FAMILY (अंजन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MELASTOMATACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Wet Evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Calyx deeply furrowed with radiating wing inside
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tirunelveli district
  • Native : Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : Sri Lanka, India
  • Literature : Murugan, C. and G.V.S. Murthy. 2010. Memecylon macrocarpum Thwaites - An addition to Memecylaceae of India from Courtallum Hills, Tamil Nadu. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 34(3): 522-523.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. macrocarpum. Downloaded on 2 October 2023.


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