Dimetia scandens (Roxb.) R.J.Wang

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (Madder Or Coffee Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : COFFEE FAMILY (कॉफी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Rubiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Hedyotis scandens Roxb.; Hedyotis volubilis R.Br. ex Wall.; Oldenlandia scandens (Roxb.) Kuntze; Hedyotis polycarpa R.Br. ex G.Don; Hedyotis subscandens Griff.; Petesia hita Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Dimetia scandens (Roxb.) R.J.Wang
  • Habit : Woody climber
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Evergreen woody climbers; Leaves simple, opposite, oblong or elliptic lanceolate; margin smooth; Flowers in terminal or axillary inflorescences, bisexual; sepals 5, fused, petals 5, fused, white, stamens 4; style long, stigma bilobed; Fruits globose, indehiscent; green when young, brown when mature, many-seeded.
  • Flower, Fruit : March- December
  • Distribution :
    • Madhya Pradesh : Madhya Pradesh
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Bhutan, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • Navendu Page., Aparajita Datta., Bibidishananda Basu (2022). Trees of Arunachal Pradesh-a field guide, Pg: 534-535
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Dimetia scandens. Downloaded on 27 May 2024.

Habitat

India Distribution

World Distribution

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