Psychotria canarensis Talbot

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Psychotria canarensis Talbot
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : As undergrowth in Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Not common
  • Key identification features : A small erect shrub. Leaves ovate, obovate or lanceolate. Flowers in terminal cyme, sessile. Drupe ovoid, curved. Black, ridged. Seeds ridged along the back
  • Flower, Fruit : June-August
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2835, CJS 13390
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Karnataka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; 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=Psychotria canarensis. Downloaded on 9 December 2019.

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