Vernonia anamallica

Vernonia anamallica ASTERACEAE IUCN Status: Vulnerable Flowering & Fruiting: November – March Habitat: Grassland Distribution: Endemic to Southern Western Ghats Description Shrubs, upto 1.5 m tall; stems and branches angled, appressed pubescent, internodes...

Vaccinium leschenaultia

Vaccinium leschenaultia VACCINIACEAE Local Name: Kalavu, Kelamaram Flowering & Fruiting: February – April Habitat: Shola Forest Description Trees, to 7 m high; bark thin, greyish-brown; branchlets slender. Leaves simple, alternate, estipulate; petiole 3-10 mm...

Syzygium densiflorum

Syzygium densiflorum MYRTACEAE Local Name: Ayuri, Karayambuvu, Kuruthamaram, Kuruthal, Kurunjaval, Njaval, Pillanjaval IUCN Status: Vulnerable Flowering & Fruiting: April – June Habitat: Evergreen and Shola Forest Distribution: Endemic to Southern Western Ghats...

Symplocos cochinchinensis

Symplocos cochinchinensis SYMPLOCACEAE Flowering & Fruiting: March – May Habitat: Evergreen, semi-evergreen and shola forests Distribution: Indo-Malesia and China Description Evergreen trees, to 15 m high, bark light grey, thin, smooth. Leaves simple, alternate,...

Rubus niveus

Rubus niveus ROSACEAE Flowering & Fruiting: April – May Habitat: Evergreen and moist deciduous forests, also in grasslands Distribution: Indo- Malesia and China, in india temperate Himalayas and south india Description Branches glaucous; prickles few, 6 mm long....