Lantana wightiana Wall. ex Gamble

 
  • Family : VERBENACEAE
    (VERBENA or VERVAIN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Verbenaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lantana veronicifolia Hayek
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Plains and foothills
  • Comments / notes : Occasional along the foothills across the ghats
  • Flower, Fruit : May-February
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Guntur district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district (Salem district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district)
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Karuppusamy 2014; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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=Lantana wightiana. Downloaded on 23 September 2019.

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