Ixora alba L.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ixora alba L.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Rare in forest areas
  • Key identification features : Leaves elliptic, apex acute, base narrowed; stipules broad. Flowers white, in cymes, much divided, towards ends of branches, pedicelled; bracts lower most pair embracing base of common peduncle, cordate, rest gradually decreasing in size.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-February
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Sindhudurg district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp. 139. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • 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=Ixora alba. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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