Osbeckia virgata D. Don ex Wight & Arn.

 
  • 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
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 1000m in shade, stream banks and shola border
  • Flower, Fruit : August-March
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Namakkal district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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=Osbeckia virgata. Downloaded on 20 October 2020.

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