Aneilema scaberrimum (Blume) Kunth

 
  • Family : COMMELINACEAE
    (Spiderwort Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KANA FAMILY (काना फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : COMMELINACEAE
  • Basionym : Commelina scaberrima Blume
  • Synonym(s) : Dictyospermum scaberrimum (Blume) J.K. Morton
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Rhopalephora scaberrima (Blume) Faden
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Semi-Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : By road sides in forests
  • Flower, Fruit : July-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district, West Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Nayagarh district
  • World Distribution : India, South China, Taiwan, Tibet, Eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Indo-China, Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Pullaiah, 1997. Fl. Andhra Pradesh, vol. 3. pp.1012; 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 scaberrimum. Downloaded on 6 April 2020.

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