Neanotis carnosa (Dalzell) W.H.Lewis

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Neanotis carnosa (Dalzell) W.H.Lewis
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Rare on the seashore
  • Key identification features : A diffused, fleshy herb. Leaves elliptic-lanceolate. Flowers purple in axils or peduncled and terminal. Capsule broader than long, 2-celled, 3-6-seeded
  • Flower, Fruit : August-September
  • Collection Nos : CJS 17830
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnatka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; 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=Neanotis carnosa. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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