Glinus lotoides L.

 
  • Family : AIZOACEAE
    (CARPET-WEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Molluginaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Mollugo lotoides (L.) Arcang.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Glinus lotoides L.
  • Vernacular name : Gandibudu, Gandibuti, Bakada (Hindi)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Riverside, along streams, also in deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : January-August
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Guntur district, East Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Dharwad district, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Hassan district, Mysuru district, Raichur district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Koraput district, Angul district, Khurda district, Kalhandi district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka and wide spread in tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore District; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India
  • 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=Glinus lotoides. Downloaded on 25 August 2019.

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