Amischophacelus axillaris (L.) R.S.Rao & Kammathy

 
  • Family : COMMELINACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Commelinaceae
  • Species : Amischophacelus axillaris
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cyanotis axillaris (L.) D.Don ex Sweet
  • Common name : Creeping Cradle Plant
  • Vernacular name : Jijale (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2093, HFP 2174, FMNH 76/196
  • Collector(s) Name : K.N.Gandhi; R.B. Faden, A.J.Faden & C.J.Saldanha
  • Key identification features : A slender, diffusely branched sub-erect creeping herb. Leaves are sessile, linear and pointed at apex with short inflated sheath below. Flowers (1.2 cm across) are blue or pink. Staminal filaments bearded. Fruit is an oblong capsule.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Tropical Asia, Africa
  • Comments : Common herb in marshy places.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Hassan; Arkavati river, Bangalore-Hassan road (Bangalore)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Belgaum, Hassan, Kodagu, Kolar, Mysore, Raichur, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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