Zaleya decandra (L.) Burm.f.

 
  • Family : AIZOACEAE
    (Carpet-Weed Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : VISHAKHAPARA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : AIZOACEAE
  • Basionym : Trianthema decandra L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Zaleya decandra (L.) Burm. f.
  • Vernacular name : Belekomme, Kempuganajile (Kannada); Vellai Chaaruvaelai, Saagaipoondu (Tamil)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : On plains from 750m, by river banks, fallow fields, dry deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : September-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kurnool district, Guntur district, Kadapa district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Indo-Malaysia, Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; 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=Zaleya decandra. Downloaded on 9 April 2020.

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