Zeylanidium lichenoides (Kurz) Engl.

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Podostemaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : In hill streams, attached to rocks in rivers
  • Comments / notes : An annual plant occuring on smooth rocks in fast flowing rivers.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-March
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Pathanamthitta district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Koraput district
  • Native : India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand
  • World Distribution : India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi Rao & Razi, 1981 – MA Synoptic Flora of ysore; District Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Cflora of oorg District
  • 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=Zeylanidium lichenoides. Downloaded on 19 February 2020.

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