Psychotria elongata (Wight) Hook.f.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Basionym : Grumilea elongata Wight
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Psychotria sohmeri Kiehn
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in hills above 1300m, also abundant on shola floor.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-August
  • Distribution :
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Salem district, Dharmapuri district, Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary Theni district
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Ravichandran V personal observation 2014 June
  • 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 elongata. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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