Dentella repens (L.) J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Dentella repens
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dentella repens (L.) J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.
  • Collection Nos : CJS 13472, CJS 16820
  • Key identification features : A slender prostrate herb with dichotomous branches, rooting at nodes. Leaves are opposite, subsessile, elliptic. Stipules are interpetiolar. Flowers are minute, white, sessile, solitary and axillary. Calyx is densely pilose. Corlla is funnel-shaped, ovary is 2-celled, with numerous axile ovules. Fruit is globose.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Common in moist sandy fields
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Bijapur, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Hassan, Kodagu, Mysore, Shimoga, Tumkur, Uttara Kannada, Udupi
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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