Ophiorrhiza mungos Linn.

  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Ophiorrhiza mungos
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ophiorrhiza mungos Linn.
  • Common name : Indian snake root
  • Vernacular name : Sarpakshi (San.); Sarhati (Hin.); Patalagaruda (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 1404
  • Key identification features : An erect herb. Leaves are elliptic, acuminate. Cymes are subumbellate, minutely rusty-puberulous. Corolla is densely hairy in the throat. Capsule is obreniform, compressed and minutely pubescent.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Yoganarasimhan et al., 1981 - Chikmagalur; Arora et al., 1981 - South Kanara; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara


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