Ixora brachiata Roxb.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Ixora brachiata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ixora brachiata Roxb.
  • Vernacular name : Koraji (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 10575
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Key identification features : A small evergreen tree. Leaves are elliptic-oblong or lanceolate, obtuse at apex, more or less attenuated at base, coriaceous. Flowers are very fragrant, white, sweet-scented, sessile or in much brachiate cymes. Drupe is didymous, purplish-black in colour.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Frequent in forest
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Kodagu, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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