Mussaenda laxa (Hook.f.) Hutch. ex Gamble

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Mussaenda laxa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Mussaenda laxa (Hook.f.) Hutch. ex Gamble
  • Vernacular name : Bellotti-gida, Bellante-fida (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2166, HFP 2208
  • Key identification features : A climbing shrub. Leaves broadly ovate. Cymes terminal, lax, densely hirsute. Berry ovoid, 1 cm across, black when ripe
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments : Common in forest
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Hassan, Kodagu, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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