Aneilema ovalifolium (Wight) Hook.f. ex C.B.Clarke

 
  • Family : COMMELINACEAE
    (SPIDERWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Commelinaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dictyospermum ovalifolium Wight
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in damp places in the forests
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Keonjhar district, Mayurbhanj district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Laccadive Islands
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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 ovalifolium. Downloaded on 5 December 2019.

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