Tococa platyphylla Benth.

  • Family : LYTHRACEAE
    (Loose-Strife Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MEHNDI FAMILY (मेंहंदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lythraceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Tococa platyphylla Benth.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Key identification features : Shrubs. Stems bristly. Leaves simple, broadly ovate, five nerved. Flowers rose-red in terminal panicles. Fruit a berry.
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district
  • Literature :
    • N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2.pp.988. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. platyphylla. Downloaded on 18 June 2024.

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