Mitracarpus verticillatus (Schumach.) Vatke

  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Mitracarpus verticillatus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Mitracarpus hirtus (L.) DC.
  • Common name : Tropical GirdlePod
  • Collection Nos : CJS 16004
  • Key identification features : Erect pubescent herb. Stem is angular covered with hairs. Leaves are sessile, ovate-lanceolate and glabrescent. Flowers are small, sessile, white in dense axillary and terminal clusters. Friut is a capsule, circumscissile.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Fairly common along roadsides and in waste places
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Hassan, Kodagu, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara


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