Canthium angustifolium Roxb.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (Madder Or Coffee Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : COFFEE FAMILY (कॉफी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : RUBIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Canthium angustifolium Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Kattakara, Kattaramullu, Koyikkodavam (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous, semi-evergreen and Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : March-May
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha & N.S.Ravindra
  • Collection Nos : CJS 12545, CJS 16373, KFP 1316
  • Collection Locality : Padavu-Mangalore (Dakshina Kannada)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • World Distribution : India and Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Sasidharan, N. 2011.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 angustifolium. Downloaded on 4 July 2020.

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