Agapetes obovata (Wight) Benth. & Hook.f.

 
  • Family : ERICACEAE
    (Heather Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : RHODODENDRON FAMILY (बुराँश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Ericaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Epigynium obovatum (Wight) Klotzsch; Thibaudia obovata (Wight) Griff.; Vaccinium obovatum Wight; Vaccinium sprengelii Wall.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Agapetes obovata (Wight) Benth. & Hook.f.
  • Habit : Epiphytic shrub
  • Key identification features : Small, bushy shrubs; branches rigid, terete; Leaves obovate, coriaceous with recurved margins; Flowers deep red.
  • Flower, Fruit : February- April
  • Distribution :
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Tirap
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bangladesh, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bangladesh, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • G.S Giri., A.Pramanik., H.J. Chowdhery., G.D Pal and S.K. Das (2008). Materials for Arunachal Pradesh, Vol (2), Pg: 62
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Agapetes obovata. Downloaded on 21 May 2024.

India Distribution

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