Eriocaulon thwaitesii Körn.

 
  • Family : ERIOCAULACEAE
    (PIPEWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Eriocaulaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Eriocaulon mariae Fyson; Eriocaulon gamblei C.E.C.Fisch.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Eriocaulon thwaitesii Korn.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Frequent in moist places
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 1200m.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Satara district
    • Odisha : Keonjhar district
    • Tamil Nadu : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills (Salem district), Kalrayan Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Chitteri Hills (Vellore district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district), Dharmapuri Hills (Dharmapuri district), Piranmalai Hills (Sivaganga district), Theerthamalai Hills (Dharmapuri district), Gingee Hill (Villipuram district), Javadu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district)
  • Native : India, Sri Lanka
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1996- Flora of Orissa Vol. 4; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. ; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District
  • 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=Eriocaulon thwaitesii. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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