Callicarpa vestita Wall. ex C.B.Clarke

 
  • Family : LAMIACEAE
    (Mint Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : TULSI FAMILY (तुलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Callicarpa hookeri C.B.Clarke; Callicarpa lanata Gamble
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Callicarpa vestita Wall. ex C.B.Clarke
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Evergreen trees up to 9 m tall; Leaves simple, opposite, ovate- acuminate, acuminate; margin entire or serrated in upper half; Flowers in axillary cymes, bisexual, sepals 4, united; petals 4, united, purple: stamens 4, free; carpels 2, united, style longer, linear, stigma obscurely bifid; Fruits rounded, green when young black when mature, 1-3 seeded; seeds small.
  • Flower, Fruit : April- October
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • West Bengal : West Bengal
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Uttar Pradesh : Uttar Pradesh
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal
  • Literature :
    • Navendu Page., Aparajita Datta., Bibidishananda Basu (2022). Trees of Arunachal Pradesh-a field guide, Pg: 514-515
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Callicarpa vestita. Downloaded on 13 June 2024.

Habitat

India Distribution

World Distribution

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