Quisqualis malabarica Bedd.

 
  • Family : COMBRETACEAE
    (Combretum Or Indian Almond Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ARJUN FAMILY (अर्जुन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Combretaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Quisqualis malabarica Bedd.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Sandhyarani (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests, sometimes planted
  • Flower, Fruit : January-April
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, K. 2001. Additions to the flora of Karnataka. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. Vol. 99(3) Dec, 2001.
    • Icon. Pl. Ind. Or. 1: 33 1874
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Quisqualis malabarica. Downloaded on 19 July 2024.

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