Ixora coccinea var. lutea (Hutch.) Corner

  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Ixora coccinea
  • Variety : lutea
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ixora coccinea var. coccinea
  • Vernacular name : Kiskaara, Kepala (Kan.)
  • Key identification features : A much branched shrub. Leaves are sessile, oblong or elliptic. Flowers are bright-scarlet. Drupe is globose, red. Seeds are planoconvex.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments : Common in degraded forests and among bushes; often cultivated in gardens
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara



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