Triumfetta rhomboidea N. Jacq.

 
  • Family : TILIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Malvaceae
  • Species : Triumfetta rhomboidea
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
  • Common name : Common Burbush
  • Vernacular name : Jingirita (San.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 2579, KFP 5864, KFP 10333
  • Key identification features : A small much-branched perennial shrub. Branches are slender and hairy. Leaves are alternate, heart-shaped, slightly three-lobed, and irregularly finely toothed at the margin. Leaves gradually diminish in size from base to the apex of branches. Flowers are small (1.2 cm.) in terminal or leaf-opposed clusters. Sepals are five, long and are hooded at the apex. Petals are five. Fruits are small, globose and bristly.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : India, Nepal
  • Comments : Fruits stick to clothes and skin.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Belgaum, Chikamagalur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Kodagu, Kolar, Mysore, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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