Reinwardtia indica Dumort.

 
  • Family : LINACEAE
    (Flax Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : JANGLI ALSI FAMILY (जंगली अलसी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LINACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Reinwardtia trigyna Planch.; Linum trigynum Roxb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Reinwardtia indica Dumort.
  • Vernacular name : Langara (Oria); Abai (Marathi)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : On hill tops
  • Comments / notes : Frequent in moist and shady places. Also planted in gardens
  • Flower, Fruit : October-March
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Mysuru district, Shivamogga district
    • Maharashtra : Kolhapur district, Nashik district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district, Mumbai Suburban district, Mumbai-City district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district, Ganjam district, Bargarh district, Dhenkanal district, Kalhandi district, Keonjhar district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, The Nilgiri district
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, W. China, W. Pakistan
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 – Flora of Hassan District; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.; M.R. Almeida (1996). Flora of Maharashtra vol..
  • 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=Reinwardtia indica. Downloaded on 13 July 2020.

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