Wendlandia angustifolia Wight ex Hook.f.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Wendlandia angustifolia Wight ex Hook.f.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Dry forests
  • Comments / notes : Gamble reported from Kadapa hills
  • Key identification features : Small tree with whorled leaves
  • Flower, Fruit : March-November
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district, Kurnool district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruvallur district, Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Persumed Extinct (Nayar, M.P. & Sastry, A.R.K. 1990); Extinct (Ex) (IUCN)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Nayar, M.P. & Sastry, A.R.K. 1990. Red Data Book of Indian Plants. Vol. 1-3. Botanical Survey of India, Calcutta; Neginhal, S.G. 2011. Forest trees of the Western Ghats includes Eastern Ghats Deccan Plateau
  • 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=Wendlandia angustifolia. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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