Lasianthus truncatus Bedd.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lasianthus verticillatus (Lour.) Merr.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Rare in shola forests to 1100m.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-November
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Minumuluru (Vishakapatnam district)
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district)
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Ravikumar & Balachandran-2014, Journal of Threatened Taxa 6(8): 6108–6121; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Redlist of Threatened plants 1997.
  • 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=Lasianthus truncatus. Downloaded on 9 December 2019.

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