Canthium rheedei DC.

 
  • 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 rheedei DC.
  • Vernacular name : Edalimaram (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests and sacred groves
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 1200m in sholas.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-October
  • Collector(s) Name : Navendu Page, Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 24/03/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0648
  • Collection Locality : Way to Sholakkadu, Kolli Hills, Namakal district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district)
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; 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 rheedei. Downloaded on 6 July 2020.

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