Gaultheria fragrantissima Wall.

 
  • Family : ERICACEAE
    (Heather Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : RHODODENDRON FAMILY (बुराँश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ERICACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gaultheria fragrantissima Wall.
  • Common name : Indian winter Green
  • Vernacular name : Gandapura mara (Kannada); Kolakkattachedi, Kolgate-chedi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Shola forests and grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : April-May
  • Collection Nos : CJS 10, CS, SS.Hooper & Takthajan 18256
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Gaultheria fragrantissima. Downloaded on 3 October 2022.

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