Hedyotis purpurascens Hook.f.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Oldenlandia purpurascens (Hook.f.) Kuntze; Hedyotis purpurea Bedd.; Hedyotis purpurascens var. pallida (Gamble) M.Mohanan
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hedyotis purpurascens Hook.f.
  • Vernacular name : Koonthamaniyan (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : October-December
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Theni district
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • 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. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Hedyotis purpurascens. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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