Pemphis acidula J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.

 
  • Family : LYTHRACEAE
    (Loose-Strife Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MEHNDI FAMILY (मेंहंदी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Lythraceae
  • Synonym(s) : Lythrum pemphis L.f.; Macclellandia griffithiana Wight; Melanium fruticosum Spreng.; Melanium rupestre Zipp.; Millania rupestris Zipp. ex Blume; Pemphis angustifolia Roxb.; Pemphis setosa Blanco
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Pemphis acidula J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Sea coasts
  • Distribution :
    • Tamil Nadu : Ramanathapuram district, Thoothkudi district
    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands : Ritchie\'s Archipelago taluk (Havelock Island),South Sentinel Island
  • Native : Aldabra, India, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., Chagos Archipelago, Christmas I., Cocos (Keeling) Is., Cook Is., Fiji, Gilbert Is., India, Jawa, Kenya, Lakshadweep Islands, Lesser Sunda Is., Line Is., Malaya, Maldives, Maluku, Marian
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • Literature :
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
    • Parkinson, C.E. 1923. A Forest Flora of the Andaman Islands, Govt. of India, Shimla
    • 178
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Pemphis acidula. Downloaded on 24 June 2024.

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