Glinus oppositifolius (L.) DC.

 
  • Family : AIZOACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Aizoaceae
  • Species : Glinus oppositifolius
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Glinus oppositifolius (L.) Aug.DC.
  • Common name : Hill Mollugo
  • Vernacular name : Ushna sundara (San.); Chadarasi soppu (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 1043, KFP 7195, KFP 11426
  • Key identification features : A slender decumbent herb. Leaves are fascicled at nodes, shortly petioled, obovate to oblanceolate. Tepals are white, elliptic and glabrous. Stamens 5. Fruit is a capsule.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka, Pantropics
  • Comments : Common in moist shady habitats. It has good fodder value
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bijapur, Dakshina Kannada, Hassan, Mysore, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, 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; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District

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