Pavetta breviflora DC.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Pavetta breviflora var. ciliata Gamble ex Bremek.; Pavetta breviflora var. subcoriacea Gamble
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pavetta breviflora DC.
  • Vernacular name : Papidi chettu (Telugu); Malampichi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Hills of dry forests, evergreen and shola forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional
  • Flower, Fruit : March-December
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy, Arun Singh, Navendu Page & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 25/03/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0665
  • Collection Locality : Kolli Hills Ghat road, Namakkal district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district, Bengaluru district, Hassan district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kollam district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district)
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District
  • 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=Pavetta breviflora. Downloaded on 9 December 2019.

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