Ixora polyantha Wight

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Ixora polyantha
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ixora polyantha Wight
  • Collection Nos : CJS 14233, KFP 7119
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Key identification features : A small shrub. Leaves are ovate-lanceolate, shortly acuminate, cuneate. Flowers are white, in terminal corymbose cymes. Drupe is about a cm across, yellowish-red when ripe.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Frequent in forests as undergrowths
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Hassan, Kodagu, Shimoga, Udupi, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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