Prunus ceylanica

Prunus ceylanica ROSACEAE Flowering & Fruiting: Sep-April Habitat: Evergreen, semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests Distribution: Indo-Malesia Description Evergreen trees, to 25 m high, bark 6-8 mm thick, brownish-black, rough, vertically fissured and...

Nostolachma crassifolia

Nostolachma crassifolia RUBIACEAE IUCN status: Endangered Flowering & Fruiting: Jan-Oct Habitat: Evergreen Forest Distribution: Endemic to Western Ghats Description Large shrub to small trees, branchlets compressed, becoming terete, glabrous. Leaves elliptic,...

Litsea wightiana

Litsea wightiana LAURACEAE Flowering & Fruiting: Aug-Oct Habitat: Evergreen Forest Distribution: Endemic to Southern Western Ghats Description Evergreen dioecious trees, to 15 m high, bark surface brown, smooth, lenticellate; lenticels horizontal; branchlets brown...

Hedyotis leschenaultiana

Hedyotis leschenaultiana RUBIACEAE Flowering & Fruiting: Nov-Mar Habitat: Evergreen and Shola Forests Distribution: Stout shrubs, to 50 cm high; stem 4-angled, glabrous or pubescent along 4 lines. Leaves simple, opposite, ovate, acute, rounded at base, glabrous,...

Casearia rubescens

Casearia rubescens FLACOURTIACEAE Flowering & Fruiting: Feb-Apr Habitat: Evergreen and semi-evergreen forest Distribution: Endemic to Southern Western Ghats DISCRIPTION Tress, to 8 m tall; bark greyish-brown, smooth, lenticellate. Leaves simple, alternate,...