Swertia corymbosa (Griseb.) C.B.Clarke

 
  • Family : GENTIANACEAE
    (GENTIAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Gentianaceae
  • Basionym : Swertia corymbosa Wight ex Griseb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Avalpoovu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grasslands
  • Comments / notes : On hills above 1000m among grasslands, moist places and exposed slopes.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-February
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district
    • Tamil Nadu : Shevaroy Hills, Yercaud Hills (Salem district)
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; Matthew, K.M., The 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=Swertia corymbosa. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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