Ophiorrhiza brunonis Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Ophiorrhiza brunonis var. johnsonii Hook.f.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ophiorrhiza brunonis Wight & Arn.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : February-September
  • Collection Nos : KFP 12790, KFP 13194
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Ernakulam district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Theni district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Literature : Yoganarasimhan, SN., Subramanyam and Razi, BA (1981). Flora of Chikmagalur District, Karnataka. Intl, Book Distri., Dehra Dun, Uttarakhand, India; 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); Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Ophiorrhiza brunonis. Downloaded on 16 December 2019.

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