Ellertonia rheedii Wight

 
  • Family : APOCYNACEAE
    (DOGBANE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apocynaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Echites caryophyllatus Roxb.; Kamettia caryophyllata (Roxb.) Nicolson & Suresh
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Kamettia caryophyllata (Roxb.) Nicolson & Suresh
  • Vernacular name : Narumarathivu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Liana
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests, Semi-Evergreen forests and sacred groves
  • Flower, Fruit : July-January
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Shivamogga district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Dindigul district
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Parthsarathy, N & Muthumperumal, C 2009. Check List 5(1): 092-111; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg district; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi district
  • 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=Ellertonia rheedii. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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