Balanophora dioica R.Br. ex Royle

 
  • Family : BALANOPHORACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Balanophoraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Balanophora dioica R.Br. ex Royle
  • Habit : Parasite
  • Comments / notes : Shola forests
  • Key identification features : Root parasitic herb
  • Flower, Fruit : November-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Pullaiah, Ali Moulali, 1997. Fl. Andhra Pradesh, vol. 2. pp.835.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Balanophora dioica. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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