Heliotropium scabrum Retz.

 
  • Family : BORAGINACEAE
    (FORGET-ME-NOT or BORAGE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Boraginaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Heliotropium marifolium subsp. marifolium
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Nela danti (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on foothills to 1500m on exposed slopes, especially on the rocks.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : K.Sankara Rao, Raja K.Swamy, Arun Singh R & Siddharth.S
  • Collection Date : 26/10/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0057
  • Collection Locality : K.P.Dam, Tirumala Hills, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Nellore district, Vishakapatnam district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district, Chittoor district, Anantapur district, Kadapa district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Puri district, Kendrapara district
    • Tamil Nadu : Throughout Tamil Nadu
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of 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=Heliotropium scabrum. Downloaded on 15 December 2019.

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