Biophytum reinwardtii (Zucc.) Klotzsch

 
  • Family : OXALIDACEAE
    (Wood Sorrel Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AMRUL FAMILY (अम्रुल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : OXALIDACEAE
  • Basionym : Oxalis reinwardtii Zucc.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Biophytum reinwardtii (Zucc.) Klotzsch
  • Vernacular name : Mukkutti, Theendanazhi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Weed of cultivation, in moist deciduous forests and in plantations, also in the plains
  • Comments / notes : Frequent
  • Flower, Fruit : July-December
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy & Raja K. Swamy
  • Collection Date : 09/12/2010
  • Collection Nos : FAP 41953
  • Collection Locality : Vemula, Kadapa district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Prakasam district, Kurnool district, East Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai Suburban district, Chandrapur district, Ratnagiri district, Aurangabad district, Jalna district, Parbhani district, Hingoli district, Beed district, Nanded district, Osmanabad district, Latur district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : The Nilgiri district, Coimbatore district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : Southeast Asia
  • World Distribution : India, SE. Asia, China
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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 reinwardtii. Downloaded on 6 June 2020.

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