Argostemma courtallense Arn.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Argostemma courtallense
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Argostemma courtallense Arn.
  • Collection Nos : HFP 427, HFP 2040
  • Collector(s) Name : T.P.Ramamoorthy
  • Key identification features : A small herb with a tuberous root. Leaves in whorls of 4, very unequal, subsessile, ovate or orbicular-ovate, obtuse, glabrous. Flowers 4 merous, in terminal 3 - many-flowered simple umbels. Calyx-tube short; lobes ovate. Corolla white, rotate, lobes valvate. Stamens inserted on the corolla tube. Ovary 2-celled with numerous axile ovules. Capsule crowned with persistent calyx limb. Seeds minute
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Occasional in rock crevices during rainy season in forests of Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Kagenari, Shiradi Ghat (Hassan)
  • Distribution Locality : Hassan, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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