Knoxia sumatrensis (Retz.) DC.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Knoxia sumatrensis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Knoxia sumatrensis (Retz.) DC.
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1070, CJS 14207; HJCB-160
  • Collector(s) Name : Jarrett & Ramumoorthy; Saldanha; Raja K. Swamy & Arun Singh
  • Key identification features : An erect herb up to 1.5 m tall, pubescent. Leaves are lanceolate. Flowers are terminal corymbose cymes. Fruit is ellipsoidal, white, villous.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Occasional in plains and Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Nagpuri (Hassan); Bisle Ghat (Hassan); Nagpuri (Hassan)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Chikamagalur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Hassan, Kodagu, Mysore, Shimoga, Tumkur, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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