Pavetta indica L.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Pavetta indica
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pavetta indica L.
  • Common name : Hill Pavetta
  • Vernacular name : Papette gida (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1445, CJS 13398
  • Endemism : South India
  • Key identification features : A moderate-sized shrub. Leaves are elliptic-lanceolate and underneath have black glandular spots. Flowers are terminal corymbs. Calyx is greenish, minutely toothed; corolla is white with a long tube. Drupe is globose of about 6 mm across.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Common in moist-deciduous to semi-evergreen forests.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Chikamagalur, Hassan, Kodagu, Kolar, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Udayan, Ravikumar and Udaiyan 2004. New Plant records from the state of Karnataka. J. Ind. For. May, 2004; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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