Tarenna asiatica var. rigida Wight

  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (Madder Or Coffee Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : COFFEE FAMILY (कॉफी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : RUBIACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Stylocoryna rigida Wight
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Tarenna asiatica (L.) Kuntze ex K.Schum.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Common in Shola forests above 1600m
  • Key identification features : Small shrub-tree, leaves having the nerves impressed above
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district, Dindigul district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : South India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Neginhal S.G, Forest Trees of South India, 2004.
  • 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=Tarenna asiatica var. rigida. Downloaded on 6 July 2020.

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