Lasianthus lancifolius Hook.f.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
    (Madder Or Coffee Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : COFFEE FAMILY (कॉफी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Rubiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Nonatelia lancifolia (Hook.f.) Kuntze
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Lasianthus lancifolius Hook.f.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Tropical evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Evergreen shrubs up to 3 m tall; Leaves simple, opposite, lanceolate or elliptic-lanceolate; margin smooth; Flowers in axillary clusters, bisexual; sepals 3-6, fused; petals 3-6, fused, white; stamens 4-6; style short, stigma 3-9 lobed; Fruits rounded, green when young, blue when mature, 5-seeded.
  • Flower, Fruit : March- June
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, China, Bhutan, Hainan, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • Navendu Page., Aparajita Datta., Bibidishananda Basu (2022). Trees of Arunachal Pradesh-a field guide, Pg: 538-539
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Lasianthus lancifolius. Downloaded on 30 May 2024.

Habitat

India Distribution

World Distribution

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