Memecylon malabaricum (C.B.Clarke) Cogn.

 
  • Family : MELASTOMATACEAE
    (Melastoma Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ANJAN FAMILY (अंजन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MELASTOMATACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Vernacular name : Gandu kepala, Lokundi, Volle kodi (Kannada)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy & Neol Sebastian
  • Collection Date : 21-11-2018
  • Collection Nos : KFP 971, KFP 1249, KFP 4943; HJCB-1705
  • Collection Locality : Peruvanthanam, Idukki district, Kerala
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Udupi district, Dakshina Kannada district, Chikkamagaluru district, Shivamogga district, Hassan district, Mysuru district, Uttara Kannada district, Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Udupi; Herbarium specimen from Peruvanthanam, Idukki district, Kerala (not scanned)
  • 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=Memecylon malabaricum. Downloaded on 28 October 2021.

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