Corbichonia decumbens (Forssk.) Exell

 
  • Family : AIZOACEAE
    (CARPET-WEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lophiocarpaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Corbichonia decumbens (Forssk.) Exell
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Scrub jungle
  • Comments / notes : Common in open fields by river banks and wasteland.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-May
  • Collector(s) Name : S.R. Ramesh & B.R. Ramesh; Arun Singh, Raja K. Swamy & K. Sankara Rao
  • Collection Date : 16-11-1979; 26-11-2015
  • Collection Nos : KFP 10441; HJCB-0417
  • Collection Locality : Toranagal, Bellary district (KA); Koundinya WLS (Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Guntur district, Chittoor district
    • Tamil Nadu : Alagar Hills (Madurai district), Kolli Hills (Namakkal district), Shevaroy Hills, Kalrayan Hills, Bodamalai Hills (Salem district), Pachamalai Hills (Tiruchirapalli district), Chitteri Hills, Yelagiri Hills (Vellore district), Sirumalai Hills (Dindigul district), Dharmapuri Hills, Theerthamalai Hills (Dharmapuri district), Piranmalai Hills (Sivaganga district), Gingee Hill (Villipuram district), Sathanur forest, Javadu Hills (Tiruvannamalai district)
  • Native : Paleotropics
  • World Distribution : Paleotropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; 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=Corbichonia decumbens. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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