Xeromphis uliginosa (Retz.) Maheshw.

  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Xeromphis uliginosa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Tamilnadia uliginosa (Retz.) Tirveng. & Sastre
  • Vernacular name : Adaka bare, Adkale (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : CJS 16785, KFP 12818
  • Key identification features : A small tree. Spines are terminal at the ends of brachyblasts. Leaves are elliptic-lanceolate. Flowers are solitary, 6-8 merous. Calyx is toothed, corolla is white.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments : A rare species. Fruits are eaten as vegetable
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Belgaum, Hassan, Kodagu, Kolar, Shimoga, Udupi, Uttara Kannada; Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara


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