Coldenia procumbens L.

 
  • Family : BORAGINACEAE
    (FORGET-ME-NOT or BORAGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Boraginaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Coldenia procumbens L.
  • Vernacular name : Tripungi, Tripungki (Hindi); Challangai, Tripakshi gida (Kannada); Seruppadai (Tamil); Gondhrilata, Moyinibuta (Oria); Hamsapadu, Cheppu tattaaku, Bukkinaku (Telugu); Tripakshi (Sanskrit); Tripanki (Marathi); Nilamparanda, Cherupulladi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wastelands, dried up ponds
  • Comments / notes : Lake shores, paddy fields and wasteland
  • Flower, Fruit : December-August
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Nellore district, Guntur district, Kurnool district, East Godavari district, Chittoor district, Vishakapatnam district, Srikakulam district, West Godavari district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, BDR, Raichur district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Koppal district
    • Kerala : All districts or Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Koraput district, Sambalpur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruvannamalai district, Dharmapuri district, Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • 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=Coldenia procumbens. Downloaded on 14 December 2019.

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