Scaevola taccada (Gaertn.) Roxb.

 
  • Family : GOODENIACEAE
    (GOODENIA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Goodeniaceae
  • Species : Scaevola taccada
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Scaevola taccada (Gaertn.) Roxb.
  • Key identification features : A large bushy shrub. Branches are stout, greenish. Leaves obovate, obtuse at apex, gradually narrowed at the base. Flowers are in axillary cymes. Corolla is white, curved, hairy within, lobes spreading. Drupes ovoid or subglobose, white or purplish.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : June-December
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Dolphin's Nose Hill (Visakhapatnam district) (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : Asia-Pacific
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Scaevola taccada. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.

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