Osbeckia zeylanica L.f.

 
  • Family : MELASTOMATACEAE
    (Melastoma Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ANJAN FAMILY (अंजन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MELASTOMATACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Akka jogi gida (Kannada)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist places in scrub, deciduous- and moist deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : November-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Kadapa district, Chittoor district, Kurnool district, East Godavari district, Chittoor district
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Ballari district, Chikkamagaluru district, Davanagare district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Kolar district, Raichur district, Shivamogga district, Tumakuru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Puri district, Cuttack district, Subarnapur district, Nuapada district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kanchipuram (Changalpattu-CGP) district, Dharmapuri district, Tiruvannamalai district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Saldanha, 1996; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Flora of Bangalore district, Karnataka state; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere
  • 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=Osbeckia zeylanica. Downloaded on 28 October 2021.

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