Ophiorrhiza hirsutula Wight ex J. Hooker

  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Ophiorrhiza hirsutula
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ophiorrhiza hirsutula Wight ex Hook.f.
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Key identification features : Undershrub, usually, rusty-pubescent. Stem is woody. Leaves are ovate-lanceolate, acute. Flowers are pink-white. Corolla is hirsute. Capsule ob-reniform, compressed and pubescent.
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : January-November
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Often in moist forest areas of high elevations.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Sunkarimetta Hills (Visakhapatnam district), East Godavari district (Andhra Pradesh State)
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3
  • 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=Ophiorrhiza hirsutula. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.


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