Vitex negundo var. purpurascens Sivar. & Moldenke

 
  • Family : VERBENACEAE
    (Verbena Or Vervain Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SAGVAN FAMILY (सागवान फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LAMIACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Vitex negundo L.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Leaves are used as medicine. Locally for bone fracture healing
  • Key identification features : Purple leaf with hairy below, terminal flowers, perlas purple
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy, Sringeshwara & Noel Sebatian
  • Collection Date : 31-10-2018
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-1539
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Endangered
  • Literature : Herbarium specime collected from Chandanathode forest, Wayanad district, Kerala
  • 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=Vitex negundo var. purpurascens. Downloaded on 31 May 2020.

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