Hymenodictyon orixense (Roxb.) Wall.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Hymenodictyon orixense
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hymenodictyon orixense (Roxb.) Mabb.
  • Common name : Bridal Couch Tree
  • Vernacular name : Bringha vraksha (San.); Dodda toppemara
  • Collection Nos : KFP 8967, CS 710
  • Key identification features : A moderate-sized deciduous tree. Bark is greyish-brown, soft and corky. Leaves are broadly-ovate, acuminate at the apex, narrowed into the petiole at base. Flowers are white in dense cylindrical leafy bracteate spikes.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : Indian sub-continent
  • Comments : Not common
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Bellary, Tumkur, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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