Phyla nodiflora (L.) Greene

 
  • Family : VERBENACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Verbenaceae
  • Species : Phyla nodiflora
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Phyla nodiflora (L.) Greene
  • Common name : Purple lippia
  • Vernacular name : Jala pippali (San.); Jalpapli (Hin.); Nelahippali (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1858, CJS 13701
  • Key identification features : A perennial creeping herb with simple, opposite, small leaves having characteristic toothed marginal lobes. Leaves spoon-shaped. Flowers are tiny on terminal small compact heads borne on long stalk. Fruit a small nut.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka, Nepal
  • Comments : Common in wet soils
  • 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; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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