Christisonia bicolor Gardner

 
  • Family : OROBANCHACEAE
    (Broomrape Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : MISSI FAMILY
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : OROBANCHACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Christisonia bicolor Gardner
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Parasite
  • Flower, Fruit : July-August
  • Collection Nos : HFP 367, CJS 14495
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Chikkamagaluru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Theni district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Balakrishna Gowda & A.N. Sringesh 2004 – Sringeri (checklist unpublished); Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Ravichandran, V. 2016. Taxonomic and Phytogeographical investigation on endemic plants of Western Ghats with special reference to Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary of Tamil Nadu (Ph.D. thesis work)
  • 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=Christisonia bicolor. Downloaded on 6 June 2020.

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