Polygala elongata Klein ex Willd.

 
  • Family : POLYGALACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Polygalaceae
  • Species : Polygala elongata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Polygala elongata Klein ex Willd. (Unresolved name)
  • Common name : Long-leaved Polygala
  • Collection Nos : KFP 12143, KFP 14645, CJS 10393
  • Key identification features : An erect herb. Leaves are linear, elliptic-lanceolate and hairy. Flowers are about 1.5 cm across and are usually in terminal racemes. Fruit is a rhomboidal capsule.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Frequent herb in various habitats. Common on grassy hill slopes during rainy seasons.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bagalkot, Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chamrajnagar, Chikamagalur, Chikkaballapur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Haveri, Kodagu, Kolar, Koppal, Mandya, Mysore, Raichur, Ramanagara, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Yadgir
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1996; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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