Wendlandia tinctoria subsp. tinctoria

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (MADDER or COFFEE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Wendlandia tinctoria (Roxb.) DC.
  • Vernacular name : Tilai, Telli, Icha, Dhulda tilai, Banabasanga (Oria)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Stream banks of Sal forests
  • Comments / notes : W. tinctoria is a key nectar source during the summer season.
  • Key identification features : Panicles pubescent. Leaves prominently nerved
  • Flower, Fruit : January-August
  • Collector(s) Name : Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy & Navendu Page
  • Collection Date : 25/02/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0510
  • Collection Locality : Mahanadi Wildlife Sanctuary, Nyagarah district (OD)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Kurnool district, Krishna district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Raju, A.J.S., et al. 2011. Wendlandia tinctoria (Roxb.) DC. (Rubiaceae), a key nectar source for butterflies during the summer season in the southern Eastern Ghats, Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 3(3): 1594-1600
  • 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 tinctoria subsp. tinctoria. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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