An important document of species of Enkianthus Lour. occurring
in India is Panda & Sanjappa (2014). It mentions following species in
Indian territories:

Enkianthus deflexus (Griff.) C.K.Schneid. (var. deflexus and var. acuminatus)
[colour image and diagrams are also given]


S. and Sanjappa, M. 2014. Enkianthus
Lour. In: Sanjappa, M. & Sastry, A.R.K. (eds.) Fascicles of Flora of India Fascicle 25 Ericaceae. Botanical Survey
of India, Kolkata. pp. 158-163



Botanical name Synonyms Family Common name

Enkianthus deflexus Enkianthus himalaicus, Rhodora deflexa Ericaceae Himalayan Red Bells

Forest Plants of Eastern India By Amal Bhusan Chaudhuri (1993)- Breif details-
A new taxon of Enkianthus Lour. Ericaceae from Sikkim Himalaya India. Panda, S.; Sanjappa, M., 2006: Indian Journal of Forestry 29(3): 277-279


I have updated eFI (efloraofindia) page on Arbutus (Cultivated), Cassiope, Enkianthus, Lyonia & Pieris

Attempts have been made to incorporate most of the species available in India & nearby areas with details & keys directly or through links as far as possible. It’s quite possible that there may be some discrepancy in the accepted names & synonyms taken from other links.

Species discussed so far in efloraofindia are given at the bottom of the page in the form of links against Subpages. On clicking them one can see all the details.

If someone can provide complete list of Indian species with source references it will be wonderful.

Any comments/ corrections are welcome.



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