Knoxia wightiana Wall. & G.Don

 
  • 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) : Knoxia wightiana Wall. & G.Don
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Comments / notes : Common at high elevations
  • Flower, Fruit : May-January
  • Collector(s) Name : K.Sankara Rao, Arun Singh R & Raja K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 27/11/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-167
  • Collection Locality : Sadasivakona Forest, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district, Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Hassan district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district, Yercaud Hills (Salem district)
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Arora et al., 1981 – Flora of South Kanara; Yoganarasimhan et al., 1981 – Flora of Chikmagalur 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=Knoxia wightiana. Downloaded on 3 October 2022.

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