Memecylon wayanadense Ratheesh, Sivu & Pradeep

 
  • 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 Plant list
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : The species is distributed in the lower stratum of evergreen forests at an altitude of 800-1400m.
  • Key identification features : Single-stemmed small shrubs branching near ground
  • Flower, Fruit : October-March
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Kerala
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : A.R. Sivu, M.K. Ratheesh Narayanan, N.S. Pradeep, N. Anil Kumar & A.G. Pandurangan (2012). Memecylon wayanadense (Melastomataceae), A new species from the Western Ghats, India. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 69(3): 372-378.
  • 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 wayanadense. Downloaded on 28 October 2021.

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