Vitex negundo var. purpurascens Sivar. & Moldenke

 
  • Family : VERBENACEAE
    (Verbena Or Vervain Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SAGVAN FAMILY (सागवान फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Vitex negundo L.
  • Vernacular name :
    • Karru Nochi (Tamil)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Leaves are used as medicine. Locally for bone fracture healing
  • Key identification features : Purple leaf with hairy below, terminal flowers, perlas purple
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy, Sringeshwara & Noel Sebatian
  • Collection Date : 31-10-2018
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-1539
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district
  • Native : India
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Endangered
  • Literature :
    • Herbarium specime collected from Chandanathode forest, Wayanad district, Kerala
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1987). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 2.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Vitex negundo var. purpurascens. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

Herbarium Specimen(s)

Habitat

India Distribution

World Distribution

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