Neonauclea purpurea (Roxb.) Merr.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Neonauclea purpurea
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Neonauclea purpurea (Roxb.) Merr.
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1546, CJS 16780
  • Endemism : South-west India
  • Key identification features : A medium-sized glabrous tree. Leaves are opposite, elliptic-lanceolate, acute or acuminate. Inflorescence is a globose head, yellowish-purple. Calyx-lobes 5, triangular. Corolla is funnel-shaped. Fruit is a 2-valved capsule, crowned with the persistent calyx-lobes. Seeds are winged.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Occasional in Western Ghats.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Gulbarga, Hassan, Kodagu, Shimoga, Tumkur, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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