Hypericum mysurense Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : HYPERICACEAE
    (GARCINIA or COCUM FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Hypericaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Norysca mysurensis (Wall. ex Wight & Arn.) Wight
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hypericum mysurense Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
  • Common name : Mysore St. John's Wort
  • Vernacular name : Chinnadavaregida (Kannada); Avramkola (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Open grassy slopes, shola forests
  • Comments / notes : Occasional on hills in moist places
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Chikkamagaluru district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Kolar district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Malappuram district, Thrissur district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Konkan
    • Odisha : Koraput district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : Tropical Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Gowda, 2004 – Flora of Sringeri; Rao & Razi, 1981 – A Synoptic Flora of Mysore District; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.; M.R. Almeida (1996). Flora of Maharashtra vol.1.
  • 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=Hypericum mysurense. Downloaded on 9 December 2019.

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