Wendlandia heynei (Roem. & Schult.) Santapau & Merchant

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (Madder Or Coffee Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : COFFEE FAMILY (कॉफी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : RUBIACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Wendlandia exerta DC.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Wendlandia heynei (Schult.) Santapau & Merchant
  • Vernacular name : Tilo (Oria); Konku puchu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in forests
  • Key identification features : Ashy-grey foliage and fragrant white flowers. Bark brown
  • Flower, Fruit : March-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Uttara Kannada district
    • Odisha : Sambalpur district, Gajapati district, Ganjam district, Koraput district, Bolangir district, Bargarh district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal, Himalayas
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District.
  • 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 heynei. Downloaded on 18 January 2022.

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