Glinus oppositifolius (L.) Aug. DC.

 
  • Family : AIZOACEAE
    (CARPET-WEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Molluginaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Glinus oppositifolius (L.) Aug.DC.
  • Common name : Hill Mollugo
  • Vernacular name : Jima (Hindi); Chadarasi soppu (Kannada); Siruseruppadai, Theruppoondu (Tamil); Chayun-Tara-Shiaku (Telugu); Pitagama, Pitasag (Oria); Kaippujeerakam (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Open areas, lakeshores and stream banks
  • Comments / notes : In plains to 800m; along river banks and fallow fields
  • Flower, Fruit : November-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Kadapa district, Guntur district, Vishakapatnam district, Chittoor district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Belagavi district, Ballari district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Koraput district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tiruvannamalai district. Vellore district
  • World Distribution : Pantropical
  • 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; 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; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 – Flora of Bangalore District; Seetharam et al., 2000 – Flora of Gulbarga District; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora Mysore District; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; 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 oppositifolius. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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