Oldenlandia auricularia (L.) K.Schum.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Oldenlandia auricularia
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Oldenlandia auricularia (L.) K.Schum.
  • Vernacular name : Nela nekkare (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : CJS 10118, CJS 13663, KFP 14503
  • Key identification features : A trailing herb, branches are 4-angled, pubescent. Leaves are subsessile, ovate-lanceolate, acute. Flowers are white, shortly pedicelled, in dense, sessile or subsessile axillary cymes. Capsule is subglobose, pubescent and indehiscent.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Common in wet low lands
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Dakshina Kannada, Dharwad, Hassan, Kodagu, Shimoga, Uttara Kannada, Udupi
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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