Ixora leucantha var. malabarica Gamble

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ixora gamblei V.S.Ramach. & V.J.Nair
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Not common
  • Key identification features : Shrub. Leaves elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate. Flowers creamy yellow in terminal lax corymbs. Drupe 1 cm across, globose
  • Flower, Fruit : June-July
  • Collection Nos : CJS 11686, CJS 15777
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district, Hassan district, Dakshina Kannada district, Udupi district
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • 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 leucantha var. malabarica. Downloaded on 9 December 2019.

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