Ixora brachiata Roxb.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ixora brachiata Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Koraji (Kannada); Gorbale (Marathi); Korvipala, Korivi (Telugu)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Semi-Evergreen forests and sacred groves
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in scrub forests
  • Flower, Fruit : February-August
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, East Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, WAY, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey 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 brachiata. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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