Linum mysurense Heyne ex Benth.

  • Family : LINACEAE
    (Flax Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : JANGLI ALSI FAMILY (जंगली अलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : LINACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Kadu agasebija (Kannada)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Open situations in hill plateaus and forest clearings
  • Comments / notes : Rare. Occasional on exposed grassy meadows, prominent at the end of monsoon
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Salem district
  • World Distribution : Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Kamble & Pradhan, 1988. Flora of Akola District, Maharashtra. Botanical Survey of India; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1; 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. mysurense. Downloaded on 20 June 2021.

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