Canthium rheedei DC.

  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Canthium rheedei
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Canthium rheedei DC.
  • Collection Nos : KFP 1343
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha & N.S.Ravindra
  • Key identification features : A scandent shrub; spines supra-axillary, curved or straight. Leaves ovate to elliptic, acute to acuminate or subobtuse at apex, cordate. Flowers 5-merous, small, green. Calyx turbinate. Corolla-tube densely hairy within; lobes reflexed. Drupe obcordate; pyrenes rugose
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments : Occasional in forests
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Mallur, Mangalore (Dakshina Kannada)
  • Distribution Locality : Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakshina Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara


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