Olax zeylanica L.

  • Family : OLACACEAE
    (Olax Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DHENIANI FAMILY
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : OLACACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Olax zeylanica L.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Key identification features : Erect shrub to small tree. Branchlets angled and glabrous; leaves ovate-acuminate; flowers in axillary racemes; fruit is a drupe with persistant calyx.
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Neginhal S.G, Forest Trees of South India, 2004.
  • 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=Olax zeylanica. Downloaded on 31 May 2020.


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