Gloxinia perennis (L.) Fritsch

 
  • Family : GESNERIACEAE
    (GESNERIA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Gesneriaceae
  • Basionym : Martynia perennis L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Gloxinia perennis (L.) Druce
  • Common name : Canterbury Bells
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Runs wild from the gardens
  • Comments / notes : Introduced as garden plant
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Idukki district
  • Native : Central and South America
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; 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=Gloxinia perennis. Downloaded on 15 December 2019.

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