Polygala persicariifolia DC.

 
  • Family : POLYGALACEAE
    (MILKWORT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Polygalaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Polygala persicariifolia DC.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Deciduous and Evergreen forests, also along the lake sides
  • Comments / notes : Common along roadsides and grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : June-March
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Idukki district, Kottayam district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Aurangabad district, Kolhapur district, Nashik district, Pune district, Raigad district, Satara district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Ramanathapuram district, Salem district
  • Native : Tropical Africa & Asia
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal, Africa, Bhutan, South East and tropica Asia, South China, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, North Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2002 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 1; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; 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=Polygala persicariifolia. Downloaded on 22 November 2019.

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