Gaultheria griffithiana Wight

 
  • Family : ERICACEAE
    (Heather Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : RHODODENDRON FAMILY (बुराँश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Ericaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Brossaea griffithiana (Wight) Kuntze
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Gaultheria griffithiana Wight
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Key identification features : Stout shrubs, up to 2 m high; Leaves oblong elliptic, caudate, acuminate, closely serrulate; Inflorescence pubescent raceme; Calyx teeth ovate-oblong, obtuse, Corolla whitish.
  • Flower, Fruit : October- December
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Lohit, Siang
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, 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: 69
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Gaultheria griffithiana. Downloaded on 27 May 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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