Polyzygus tuberosus Dalzell ex Walpers

  • Family : APIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Apiaceae
  • Species : Polyzygus tuberosus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Polyzygus tuberosus Dalzell ex Walpers (Unresolved name)
  • Collection Nos : Bell 4165 (K)
  • Endemism : India
  • Key identification features : A weak, glabrous herb, often perennating by solitary ovoid tubers. Stem is hispid with triangular-ovate leaves. Radical leaves several. Leaves are triangular-ovate. Inflorescence in terminal or lateral compound umbels. Involucre of about 2-5 hispid bracteoles. Flowers are unequal, reduced calyx teeth. Petals subequal with an ellipsoid schizocarp, dorsally compressed. Lateral ribs with narrow wings.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Rare, found growing in shady places among bushes
  • Conservation Status : Rare (R)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Dakshina Kannada, Mysore, Udupi, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha, 1996; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara


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