Alternanthera tenella Colla

 
  • Family : AMARANTHACEAE
    (AMARANTH FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Amaranthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Alternanthera tenella Colla
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Common in wasteland and along roadsides, plantations
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collector(s) Name : K. Sankara Rao & Malathi K. Rao
  • Collection Date : 27/02/2016
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0564
  • Collection Locality : Bhubaneswar, Khurda district
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kadapa district, Anantapur district
    • Karnataka : Udupi district
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Ernakulam district, Kottayam district, Alappuzha district, Pathanamthitta district
  • Native : Brazil
  • World Distribution : Tropics & sub-tropics of the World
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah, T. & Karuppusamy, S., 2008. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 5; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 – Flora of Udupi
  • 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=Alternanthera tenella. Downloaded on 25 June 2019.

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