Ixora lawsonii Gamble

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Ixora manantoddii T.Husain & S.R.Paul
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ixora lawsonii Gamble
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen and shola forests
  • Key identification features : A small tree with very congested villous inflorescence on linear calyx lobes; leaves coriaceous, rounded at base, shiny above
  • Flower, Fruit : March-April
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; 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 lawsonii. Downloaded on 15 December 2019.

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