Melianthus major L.

 
  • Family : MELIANTHACEAE
    (Giant Honey Flower Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MELIANTHUS FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MELIANTHACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Melianthus major L.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Comments / notes : Introduced and naturalized in hill stations
  • Key identification features : Spreading aromatic undershrub; stem hollow
  • Literature : Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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=Melianthus major. Downloaded on 17 October 2021.

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