Canthium coromandelicum (Burm.f.) Alston

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Canthium coromandelicum (Burm.f.) Alston
  • Common name : Wild jessamine, Carray cheddie
  • Vernacular name : Kandakara, Karamullu, Kattaramullu, Madhakara (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Moist and dry deciduous forests, also in sacred groves
  • Flower, Fruit : April-June
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia
  • 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=Canthium coromandelicum. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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