Bougainvillea spectabilis Willd.

 
  • Family : NYCTAGINACEAE
    (FOUR-O'CLOCK FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Nyctaginaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Bougainvillea spectabilis Willd.
  • Common name : Bougainvillea, Paper flower
  • Vernacular name : Boganvilla, Kadalasupoovu-chedi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Grown as garden plant
  • Flower, Fruit : November-June
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Kottayam district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : Brazil
  • World Distribution : Widely grown in tropics and subtropics
  • Literature : 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=Bougainvillea spectabilis. Downloaded on 11 December 2019.

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