Anagallis pumila Swartz

  • Family : PRIMULACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Primulaceae
  • Species : Anagallis pumila
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Anagallis pumila Sw.
  • Collection Nos : CJS 11132, CJS 15223
  • Collector(s) Name : C.J.Saldanha
  • Key identification features : An erect slender herb. Leaves are subsessile, alternate or the lower subopposite, broadly ovate or obovate, acute to mucronate at tip. Flowers are axillary, solitary. Corolla is white, rotate, shorter than the calyx. Ovary is globose. Fruit is a globose capsule, membranous, circumsceissile. Seeds are many, trigonous and black.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Not common
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Collection Locality : Byra, road to Magge (Hassan)
  • Distribution Locality : Hassan, Kolar, Tumkur, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara


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