Memecylon terminale Dalz.

 
  • 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
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Along river banks
  • Key identification features : A slender shrub or small tree with blue flowers; Leaves sessile, narrow acute at apex, secondary nerves faintly visible; Calyx expanded.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-May
  • Collection Nos : KFP 5381
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Southwest India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; 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 terminale. Downloaded on 17 October 2021.

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