Drosera burmanni Vahl

  • Family : DROSERACEAE
    (Sundew Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : KANDULESSA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : DROSERACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Drosera burmanni Vahl
  • Vernacular name : Mukha-jali (Hindi); Kanmara mogga (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Marshy areas in grasslands and degraded deciduous forests, also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Insectivorous. Common in moist places of foothills and along water bodies associated sometimes with Eriocaulon spp. & Utricularia spp.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-February
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 15/11/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-310
  • Collection Locality : Batrepalli, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Chittoor district, Kadapa district
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district, Bengaluru district, Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Davanagare district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Kolar district, Mysuru district, Raichur district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Odisha : Common in all wet places
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, West Africa, Himalayas, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Australia
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg district; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi district; Manjunath et al., 2003 – Flora of Davanagere.
  • 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=Drosera burmanni. Downloaded on 7 December 2021.

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