Rapanea capitellata (Wall. ) Mez

 
  • Family : MYRSINACEAE
    (Myrsine Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : VIDANGA FAMILY (विडंग फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : PRIMULACEAE
  • Basionym : Myrsine capitellata Wall.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Rapanea capitellata (Wall.) Mez
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Shola forests and degraded shola forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills above 1400m in sholas.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Navendu Page, Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 23/03/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0610
  • Collection Locality : Shevaray temple road, Salem district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Shevaroy Hills (Salem district)
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal, Himalayas, Myanmar, Indo-China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis
  • 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=Rapanea capitellata. Downloaded on 4 June 2020.

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