Canthium travancoricum (Bedd.) Hook.f.

  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Basionym : Plectronia travencorica Bedd.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Canthium travancoricum (Bedd.) Hook.f.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Rocky areas of semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests, also in sacred groves
  • Flower, Fruit : March-August
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Theni district, Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, Tirunelveli district, Virudhunagar district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Ravichandran, V. 2016. Taxonomic and Phytogeographical investigation on endemic plants of Western Ghats with special reference to Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary of Tamil Nadu (Ph.D. thesis work)
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. travancoricum. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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