Drosera peltata Sm. ex Willd.

  • 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 peltata Thunb.
  • Vernacular name : Kosuotti, Kosunni (Tamil)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Wet areas
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 1300m in moist ground, especially on thin layer of exposed rocks. Chemically untreated plant in press, stain paper red overnight.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-January
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Koraput district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Namakkal district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia, Malaysia, China, Japan to Australia and Tasmania
  • 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; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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 peltata. Downloaded on 8 December 2021.

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