Mollugo cerviana var. spathulifolia Fenzl

 
  • Family : AIZOACEAE
    (CARPET-WEED FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Molluginaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Vernacular name : Koppada, Arappa (Tamil)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Sandy and river banks
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on plains of sandy soil or in disturbed ground up to 600m, often as a courtyard weed.
  • Key identification features : Leaves spatulate at basal nodes
  • Flower, Fruit : January-March
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 10/09/2010
  • Collection Nos : FAP 39119
  • Collection Locality : Kalasamudram, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, West Godavari district, Guntur district, Anantapur district, Srikakulam district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district
  • World Distribution : Tropical & sub-tropics of the World
  • Literature : 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.
  • 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=Mollugo cerviana var. spathulifolia. Downloaded on 5 December 2019.

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