Colebrookea oppositifolia J. E. Smith

  • Family : LAMIACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Lamiaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Colebrookea tenuifolia Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Colebrookea oppositifolia Sm.
  • Common name : Indian Squirrel Tail
  • Vernacular name : Pansre (Hindi); Bhaman (Marathi); Karimjetti (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Semi-evergreen and Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : On higher hills, in shola floors and bordering the evergreen patches.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-May
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : All disricts of Maharashtra
    • Odisha : All disricts of Odisha in scrub and low elevations of dry deciduous forests
  • World Distribution : South and Southeast Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; J.L.Ellis, 1990- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; 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; N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. oppositifolia. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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