Mussaenda luteola Delile

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pentas lanceolata (Forssk.) Deflers
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Key identification features : Leaves ovate-lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, acuminate at apex. Flowers in few flowered cymes, with long tube, yellow; leafy calyx-lobe, white or yellowish.
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Pune district
  • Native : Tropical Africa
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • 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=Mussaenda luteola. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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