Ixora coccinea var. lutea (Hutch.) Corner

  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (Madder Or Coffee Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : COFFEE FAMILY (कॉफी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : RUBIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ixora coccinea var. coccinea
  • Vernacular name : Kiskaara, Kepala (Kannada)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Common in degraded forests and among bushes; often cultivated in gardens
  • Key identification features : A much branched shrub. Leaves sessile, oblong or elliptic. Flowers bright-scarlet. Drupe globose, red. Seeds planoconvex
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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 coccinea var. lutea. Downloaded on 20 January 2022.

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