Lasianthus acuminatus Wight

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (Madder Or Coffee Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : COFFEE FAMILY (कॉफी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : RUBIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lasianthus acuminatus Wight
  • Vernacular name : Peenari, Moottumaram (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen and shola forests
  • Flower, Fruit : May-November
  • Collection Nos : HFP 41, CJS 14580
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Theni district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Ravichandran, V. 2016. Taxonomic and Phytogeographical investigation on endemic plants of Western Ghats with special reference to Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary of Tamil Nadu (Ph.D. thesis work)
  • 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 acuminatus. Downloaded on 4 July 2020.

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