Oenothera rosea W. Aiton

 
  • Family : ONAGRACEAE
    (EVENING-PRIMROSE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Onagraceae
  • Synonym(s) : Xylopleurum roseum (L'Hér. ex Aiton) Raim.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Oenothera rosea L'Hér. ex Aiton
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Introduced in tropics. A gregarious weed of gardens and courtyards
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district
  • Native : Peru
  • World Distribution : Peru, Europe, Himalayas, India, Myanmar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • 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=Oenothera rosea. Downloaded on 21 September 2019.

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