Canthium parviflorum Lam.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Canthium parviflorum
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Canthium coromandelicum (Burm.f.) Alston
  • Common name : Carray Cheddle
  • Vernacular name : Gangeruki (San.); Kirma, Kadbar (Hin.); Khare mullina gida (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 9, CJS 14679
  • Endemism : South-west India
  • Key identification features : Armed shrubs. Spines are very conspicuous to about 5 cm long. Leaves are ovate-obovate. Inflorescence is a few-flowered cyme. Flowers are greenish-white, 4-merous. Drupe is obcordate, furrowed.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Belgaum, Bidar, Bijapur, Chikamagalur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Kodagu, Kolar, Mysore, Raichur, Shimoga, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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