Ixora finlaysoniana Wall. ex D. Don

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ixora finlaysoniana Wall. ex G.Don
  • Common name : Fragrant ixora
  • Vernacular name : Vellathetchi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Grown in gardens
  • Comments / notes : Planted along hedges and in gardens; sometimes seen in the wild as an escape.
  • Key identification features : A large shrub. Flowers white
  • Flower, Fruit : September-June
  • Collection Nos : CS 15
  • Native : East Indies
  • World Distribution : Cultivated in most parts of the world.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; Matthew, 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=Ixora finlaysoniana. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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