Memecylon randerianum S.M.Almeida & M.R.Almeida

 
  • 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) : Memecylon randerianum S.M.Almeida & M.R.Almeida
  • Vernacular name : Gandu kepala (Kannada); Kaikkathetti, Kadhara, Kazhavu, Koovachekki (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : February-May
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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=Memecylon randerianum. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.

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