Gaultheria fragrantissima Wall.

 
  • Family : ERICACEAE
    (Heather Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : RHODODENDRON FAMILY (बुराँश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Ericaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Gaultheria fragrantissima Wall.
  • Common name : Indian winter Green
  • Vernacular name :
    • Gandapura mara (Kannada)
    • Kolakkattachedi, Kolgate-chedi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Shola, Grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : April-May
  • Collector(s) Name : C. Saldanha, S. S. Hooper & Takthajan
  • Collection Date : 23-12-1971
  • Collection Nos : CJS 10, CS 18256
  • Collection Locality : Berijam Lake Road, Dindigul district (TN)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Siang
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Jammu and Kashmir : Mizoram
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : Manipur
    • Manipur : Tripura
  • Native : Bhutan, China, India, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Islands, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Bhutan, China, India, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Islands, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
    • 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 fragrantissima. Downloaded on 20 May 2024.

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