Carissa hirsuta Roth

 
  • Family : APOCYNACEAE
    (DOGBANE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Carissa spinarum L.
  • Vernacular name : Kalli (Telugu)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Scrub jungles and dry deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : March-October
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Guntur district, Chittoor district, Kurnool district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district
    • Tamil Nadu : Villipuram district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; 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=Carissa hirsuta. Downloaded on 19 August 2019.

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