Pavonia procumbens (Wight & Arn.) Walpers

 
  • Family : MALVACEAE
    (Mallow Or Hibiscus Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GURHAL FAMILY (गुड़हल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MALVACEAE
  • Basionym : Lebretonia procumbens Wight & Arn.
  • Synonym(s) : Pavonia glechomifolia (A.Rich.) Garcke
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pavonia procumbens (Wight & Arn.) Walp.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Scrub jungles, dry deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Common wayside of forests, arable lands and waste lands
  • Flower, Fruit : September-February
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 14/09/2010
  • Collection Nos : FAP 39530
  • Collection Locality : Kalasamudram, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district, Kolar district
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : All hills of Tamil Nadu
  • World Distribution : East Africa, Arabia, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Malesia
  • 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; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharashtra vol 1; 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. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Pavonia procumbens. Downloaded on 28 October 2021.

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