Polygala arvensis Willd.

 
  • Family : POLYGALACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Polygalaceae
  • Species : Polygala arvensis
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Polygala arvensis Willd.
  • Common name : Common Polygala
  • Collection Nos : KFP 8945, KFP 9100, CJS 14508
  • Key identification features : An erect or spreading herb with woody rootstock. Leaves are sessile, elliptic or oblanceolate. Flowers are about 1.3 cm across, are in axillary racemes. Fruit is a two-seeded capsule.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bijapur, Chikamagalur, Chitradurga, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Mysore, Raichur, Tumkur, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1996; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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