Osbeckia aspera var. wightiana (Benth. ex Wight & Arn.) Trimen

 
  • Family : MELASTOMATACEAE
    (Melastoma Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ANJAN FAMILY (अंजन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MELASTOMATACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Osbeckia wightiana Benth.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests, moist deciduous forests and grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy & Noel Sebastian
  • Collection Date : 24-11-2018
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-1782
  • Collection Locality : Marayoor, Idukki District; Peermade, Thiruvananthapauram District; Chinnakanal, Idukki district, Kerala
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, The Nilgiri district, Kanyakumari district, Theni district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Ravichandran V personal observation 2014 Aug. Herbarium specimen from Chinnakanal Idukki, 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=Osbeckia aspera var. wightiana. Downloaded on 20 April 2021.

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