Aneilema montanum (Wight) C.B.Clarke

 
  • Family : COMMELINACEAE
    (SPIDERWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Commelinaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dictyospermum montanum Wight
  • Vernacular name : Thannikkanchi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Common in Western Ghats.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-November
  • Collector(s) Name : T.P.Ramamoorthy
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2032, CJS 14433
  • Collection Locality : Kenchankumri State forest (Hassan)
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; 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=Aneilema montanum. Downloaded on 23 October 2019.

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