Pavetta siphonantha Dalz.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pavetta siphonantha Dalzell
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Frequent in forests
  • Key identification features : A glabrous shrub; branchlets compressed. Leaves elliptic-lanceolate or obovate. Flowers white or pale yellow. Drupe globose, smooth
  • Flower, Fruit : March-January
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Belagavi district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district, Udupi district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; 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=Pavetta siphonantha. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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