Psychotria nigra (Gaertn.) Alston

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Psychotria nigra
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Psychotria nigra (Gaertn.) Alston
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1661, CJS 11126
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Key identification features : A glabrous shrub. Leaves obovate or oblanceolate, acute. Flowers sessile, mixed with rufous hairs in terminal sessile or peduncled cymes. Drupe globose, crowned with the calyx-limb; pyrenes smooth
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Occasional in forests of Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Hassan, Kodagu, Mysore, Shimoga, Uttara Kannada, Udupi
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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