Oxalis corymbosa DC.

  • Family : OXALIDACEAE
    (Wood Sorrel Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : AMRUL FAMILY (अम्रुल फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : OXALIDACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Oxalis martiana Zucc.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Oxalis debilis var. corymbosa (DC.) Lourteig
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Weed in the cardamom plantations and road sides on the high ranges
  • Comments / notes : Sometimes appears as an escape.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-March
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Aurangabad district, Nagpur district, Nanded district, Satara district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : Erkadu Hills (Salem district), Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Salem district, Tirunelveli district
  • Native : South America
  • World Distribution : India and Tropical South America
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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; 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=Oxalis corymbosa. Downloaded on 5 August 2021.

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