Biophytum petersianum Klotzsch

 
  • Family : OXALIDACEAE
    (WOOD SORREL FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Oxalidaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Biophytum apodiscias (Turcz.) Edgew. & Hook.f.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Biophytum umbraculum Welw.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Shaded places, wastelands, riverbanks and in the crevices of rocks
  • Flower, Fruit : August-November
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district
    • Kerala : Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Sambalpur district
  • Native : Tropical Africa, South Asia
  • World Distribution : Tropical Africa, Madagascar and Tropical Southeast Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa 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=Biophytum petersianum. Downloaded on 21 September 2019.

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