Memecylon talbotianum Brandis

 
  • 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) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Kalkaasan (Tamil)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : At an altitude from 240-1640 m.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-May
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Singarapettai Hills (Vellore district)
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Navendu Page (2017). Endemic woody plants of the Western Ghats.
  • 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 talbotianum. Downloaded on 18 January 2021.

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