Polycarpaea corymbosa (L.) Lam.

 
  • Family : CARYOPHYLLACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Caryophyllaceae
  • Species : Polycarpaea corymbosa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Polycarpaea corymbosa (L.) Lam.
  • Vernacular name : Poudaemullugida (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 2808, KFP 5785, CS 7314
  • Key identification features : An erect herb. Leaves are simple, linear, hairy and opposite in whorls. Flowers are small in compact bunches of white with pink tinge. Fruit is a capsule. Seeds are compressed.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Africa, Asia, Australia
  • Comments : It is a common weed.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bijapur, Chikamagalur, Chikkaballapur, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Kodagu, Kolar, Mysore, Raichur, Tumkur, Udupi
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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