Oldenlandia corymbosa L.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Oldenlandia corymbosa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Oldenlandia corymbosa L.
  • Common name : Flattop Nille Grass
  • Vernacular name : Parpata (San.); Daman pappar, Pitpapra (Hin.); Kora panthi, Parpata hullu (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2091, CJS 13337
  • Key identification features : An erect herb. Leaves are linear or linear-lanceolate. Flowers are white, in axillary pedunculate corymbs. Capsule is globose or obovoid, didymous, opening at the apex.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Common in wet low lands and also as weed in cultivated fields
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • 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; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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