Lobelia heyneana Roem. & Schult.

 
  • Family : CAMPANULACEAE
    (Bellflower Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : DHAWAL FAMILY (धवल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : CAMPANULACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Lobelia bialata Merr.; Lobelia trialata Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Lobelia heyneana Roem. & Schult.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wet areas in Evergreen forests and moist grassy places
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 1000m on thin layer of soil, along rock crevices, mud walls, drainages. Locally abundant
  • Key identification features : Decumbent herb in marshy open soils; flowers rose-pink
  • Flower, Fruit : September-February
  • Collector(s) Name : Saldanha
  • Collection Date : 15-10-1959
  • Collection Nos : CS 4647
  • Collection Locality : Palani Hills, Tamil Nadu
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district, Hassan district, Shivamogga district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Mayurbhanj district, Bargarh district, Koraput district, Kalhandi district
    • Tamil Nadu : Throughout Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : East Africa, Sri Lanka, India, China, Indo-Malesia
  • 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; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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.
  • 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=Lobelia heyneana. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.

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