Heliotropium bracteatum R.Br.

 
  • Family : BORAGINACEAE
    (FORGET-ME-NOT or BORAGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Boraginaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Gutta kandi (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : On hills amongst grasses and exposed slopes near rocky areas.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-July
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Nellore district, Chittoor district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district
    • Tamil Nadu : Villipuram district, Salem district, Coimbatore district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Java, Indonesia, Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District
  • 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=Heliotropium bracteatum. Downloaded on 9 December 2019.

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