Jacquinia ruscifolia Jacq.

    (Primrose Or Primula Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : JACQUINIA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : PRIMULACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Jacquinia umbellata DC.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Planted
  • Key identification features : A huge shrub with spinescent leaf tip. Flowers orange-red; Stamens opposite to petals. Ovules many on free central placenta. Fruit a berry
  • Flower, Fruit : April-May
  • Collector(s) Name : K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 26-04-1976
  • Collection Nos : KSR 23
  • Collection Locality : Lalbagh Botanical garden, Bangalore
  • Native : Central America
  • Literature : Based on herbarium specimen and field photographs
  • 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=Jacquinia ruscifolia. Downloaded on 4 March 2024.

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