Hymenodictyon obovatum Wall

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Hymenodictyon obovatum
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hymenodictyon obovatum Wall.
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1359, CJS 16204
  • Endemism : South-west India
  • Key identification features : A small deciduous tree. Leaves are crowded at the ends of the branchlets, obovate or elliptic, glabrous above, pubescent on the nerves beneath. Flowers are small, greenish-white, sessile, in dense cylindric shortly panicled spikes. Corolla tube is short; lobes are ovate. Capsule ovoid, erect, up to 2 cm long.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Not common
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Davanagere, Hassan, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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